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 March 13, 2013
Hilton Worldwide Appoints Head of Sales For Asia Pacific

 Hilton Worldwide announced the appointment of Dominic Sherry as Head of Sales for Asia Pacific. In this capacity, Sherry will lead the sales force, manage key partnerships with third-party intermediaries and drive initiatives to increase the corporate, MICE and leisure business at Hilton Worldwide's 98 operating hotels in Asia Pacific today. Sherry will be based in the company's Asia Pacific office in Singapore.

Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, said, "Hilton Worldwide is expanding its portfolio of hotels rapidly in the Asia Pacific region, and Sherry is a welcome addition to the management team who are focused on driving solid performance and growth in our business in this part of the world."

A New Zealander by nationality, Sherry joins Hilton Worldwide from Marriott International, where he served in key leadership positions since 1992. He began his 21-year career with the company as the Director of Sales for United Kingdom, Ireland and Scandinavia and was subsequently appointed Director of Marketing at Sydney Marriott Hotel in 1997. From 1999 to 2008, Sherry held a number of senior sales and marketing roles and was responsible for driving revenue, corporate HQ initiatives, brand awareness and managing relationships with corporate & third-party intermediaries first for Australasia, then Asia & the South Pacific and ultimately the Caribbean and Latin America based in Florida, USA.

In 2008, he was appointed Regional Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Asia Pacific and has since been providing leadership to the corporate sales and marketing team. He has successfully driven top line revenues by strategically aligning sales and marketing opportunities and best practices across the region.

Prior to joining Marriott International, Sherry also worked for Continental Airlines in the United Kingdom, Hamilton Island Resort in Queensland, Australia as well as various travel agencies in New Zealand.

Mark Wang, president, Global Sales & Hilton Grand Vacations, said, "Sherry's expansive experience in hospitality sales makes him the perfect candidate to lead our sales force in Asia Pacific, and drive initiatives that will demonstrate even greater value propositions to our customers and guests in the region."