• 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.”

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Diverse, extensive experience and a passion for both DC and Denver are what Lester Robinson II is bringing to Visit Denver as the new sales director, Washington DC Region. A Michigan native, Robinson has been in the DC area for 10 years and has traveled all over the country for work. Prior to joining Visit Denver, he worked with Caesar’s Entertainment in Las Vegas and Hilton Worldwide in Baltimore and Michigan.

 

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