Hilton has appointed Clarence Tan as senior vice president, development – Asia Pacific.
In his new role, Tan is in charge of leading the company’s development strategy in the region, deploying Hilton’s brands across Asia-Pacific and continuing to deliver best in class financial returns for owners.
With more than 20 years’ industry experience, Tan joins Hilton from international hotel management and development company, Valor Hospitality, where he served as the principal and corporate advisor.
Prior to this, he was group CEO at Millennium & Copthorne after serving at IHG in several senior leadership positions.
A Singaporean by birth, Tan is based in Hilton’s Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, reporting to both Alan Watts, president, Hilton Asia Pacific, and Kevin Jacobs, CFO and president, global development for Hilton.