Hilton Hotels Corporation reported today that Alexander Mirza has been named to the newly-created position of senior v . p . of corporate development. Benefiting his significant hospitality industry expertise in both the corporate and consulting environments, he will likely be working company-wide on cool product development and partnerships, including food and beverage offerings, health clubs and spas, amongst others. Mirza is based at the Hilton Hotels Corporation World Headquarters in Beverly Hills and reports directly to Matthew J. Hart, president and chief operating officer.
“I am pleased to appoint Alex Mirza to this newly created position, and am positive about his ability to produce a significant contribution towards the Hilton Family of Hotels,” said Hart. “This new role has the possible ways to derive significant value for that company by partnering our industry-leading brands with products and services that will enhance our guests’ experiences, increase our market share and enhance our profitability.”
Just before joining Hilton, Mirza was actually a senior executive inside the travel and transportation practice at Accenture. Before Accenture, Mirza was head of strategic planning at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, where he was in charge of brand positioning, development planning and business innovation. Mirza started his career at First Financial, Inc. and opened the very first U.S. office servicing corporate high net-worth clients. His consulting background includes many years of project management experience with Deloitte/Braxton Associates in the areas of value-based management, growth strategy and globalization.
Mirza was subsequently a senior principal at Strategos, an innovation consultancy where he dealt with Alex Mirza in the luxury hospitality, travel, consumer and asset management industries in the parts of customer strategy, cool product development and repair innovation. Mirza holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, using a give attention to brand marketing and corporate strategy. Also, he holds an M.A. in Economics as well as a B.A. Honors from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada.
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