Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants announced today that Ginny Too has been named SVP of people & culture (P&C).
Kimpton's HR team is referred to as "People & Culture" to reflect Kimpton's long standing commitment to empowering employees and maintaining an inclusive and heartfelt workplace environment, one that led to Kimpton's number one ranking on Fortune's list of "25 Best Workplaces inthe Bay Area" in 2017.
Based in San Francisco, Ginny will be responsible for creating and executing Kimpton's HR strategy, guiding regional P&C teams and spearheading the company's employee journey. Prior to this role, Ginny led operations and corporate functions as vice president of HR for the Americas at Kimpton's parent company, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). With three decades of experience in growing and maintaining talent in the hospitality industry in the U.S. and Singapore, Ginny brings a fresh perspective and her own blend of kindness, humor and genuine affection to employee relations.
"I'm excited to welcome Ginny to the Kimpton family. Her extensive global recruitment experience and heartfelt support of Kimpton's core values are an excellent match for our company," said Kimpton CEO Mike DeFrino. "We look forward to the special brand of warmth and enthusiasm Ginny brings to the leadership team."
"I'm thrilled to start my new role and help scale Kimpton's award-winning culture ," said Ginny. "I firmly believe that in order for our employees to extend Kimpton's signature heartfelt care to guests, they need to feel that level of care as well."
Ginny received her B.S. in Psychology/Social Psychology and her M.S. in Counseling and Personnel Services from Purdue University.
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