• Noelle Eder Moves Into New Technology and Global-Growth Role at Hilton

     
    POSTED April 10, 2018
     

The 14-brand-hospitality company, Hilton, recently announced the appointment of Noelle Eder as its executive vice president and chief information and digital officer.

Eder will oversee the continued digital transformation benefiting the guests and team members of Hilton.

“You don’t get to be a leader in hospitality and digital technology without focusing first on your guests,” said Jon Witter, chief customer officer. “From smartphone capabilities like Digital Key to connected rooms that allow for integrated entertainment, temperature and lighting controls, Hilton is leading the way with game-changing technologies. With Noelle at the helm, we are excited to embark on the next chapter of our digital and mobile transformation.”

Eder brings to Hilton a cross section of business acumen, technical knowledge and customer-facing expertise from her previous experiences at Capital One Financial Corp. and Intuit.

“Hilton’s nearly 100-year history of innovation is evident in the way it applies technology to support its business and enhance the guest experience,” said Eder. “I am proud to be joining a team that has a track record of success and is taking the industry in new directions. Together we will ensure Hilton has the technology needed to support its continued global growth and stay at the forefront of hospitality innovation.”

Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel has announced the appointment of Russell Shearer as executive chef. With over a decade of experience working in hospitality kitchens across the country, most recently at JW Marriott Chicago, Shearer will oversee the hotel’s culinary operation, including one of Chicago’s hottest rooftop destinations, Raised. 

 

These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to Megan Gosch

The Albert in Hotel EMC2 recently appointed Larry Feldmeier as its new executive chef. With over 12 years of experience in the industry, Feldmeier will combine technique and style to create a refined, yet innovative menu for the contemporary restaurant.

 

These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to Megan Gosch

Michael Murphy was recently appointed general manager of the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino.

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