Hilton has appointed Jerry Huang as president of development in Greater China and Mongolia, effective September 10, 2018.
In his new role, Huang will oversee the team responsible for the overall development strategy for China. He will be based in Hilton’s China regional office in Shanghai and will report to Matt Fry, senior vice president, development for Asia-Pacific.
The industry veteran has more than 30 years of experience under his belt. A 25-year spell at InterContinental Hotels Group saw him lead the development and operations teams, before becoming their president of Greater China. More recently, Huang was president, Greater China, of Artyzen Hotels Group.
A former vice chairman of the China Tourism Hotel Association, Huang also serves as a member of the China National Tourism Administration Platinum Five-Star Grading Committee.