AOTY Jury Spotlight: Peter Hildebrand
Hong Kong - Marketing welcomes general manager for W Hong Kong, Peter Hildebrand (pictured), to its Agency of the Year Awards (AOTY) 2012 jury.
As a leader in the hotel business, Peter is determined to further advance the W brand in Hong Kong and to align the hotel to the needs of the local and international communities it serves.
With more than 2 decades of hospitality experience, Peter Hildebrand has worked in many key cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore, where he had the great opportunity to become part of the local scene, understanding the local cultures as well picking up a smattering of Cantonese and Mandarin along the way.
Peter started his career as a corporate management trainee with Hyatt Group in Hong Kong in 1989 and developed his responsibility within sales and marketing. In 1998, Peter joined Starwood Hotels & Resorts as director of marketing and business development at Sheraton Towers Singapore.
In 2000, Peter further climbed up the ladder as regional director of marketing at Hyatt International Group, overseeing sales and marketing of Hyatt Hotels in China and Taiwan.
After continuing his hospitality career in Hyatt Group for another 9 years, Peter rejoined Starwood Hotels & Resorts in 2010, commencing his first general manager appointment at the Westin Fuzhou Hotel, where he led his team to introduce the Westin brand in China's Fujian province and to successfully open the hotel.
Prior to his career, Peter earned a bachelor degree of Economics at University of Queensland and a master degree of Business Administration at Rutgers University.
As an Australian, Peter loves the outdoors and has long been active with endurance sports such as road cycling. He also enjoys playing tennis and golf, as well as spending quality time with his wife and 4 year-old daughter.
For a complete list of Agency of the Year judges, click here.
Impress Peter and our other judges. The deadline for the MARKies is 5 April 2012.
Please visit our official website for more information: http://www.aotyawards.com/2012/hk/index.html
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