Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) yesterday announced it has named Malaika Myers as the company’s chief human resources officer. Myers will join Hyatt on September 5, 2017 and report to Mark Hoplamazian, president and chief executive officer.
“Malaika is an accomplished executive in every discipline of Human Resources and has established an impressive track record of achieving people-focused results,” said Hoplamazian. “Her passion for people and depth of experience in organizational and talent development will be paramount to delivering on our focused business strategy. Malaika shares our purpose-driven commitment to care, and I am confident she will be an outstanding asset in driving Hyatt to become the most preferred hospitality company.”
Myers assumes the role at Hyatt after serving in a similar capacity at Jarden Corporation and Arysta Life Science. Myers’ more than 25 year career also includes senior HR positions at Diageo and PepsiCo.
“I am excited to join Hyatt as the company celebrates its 60th anniversary to work alongside Mark and the executive team in helping to evolve the culture and continue supporting Hyatt’s more than 110,000 colleagues worldwide,” said Myers. “I have long admired Hyatt for its commitment to talent, and this role is a wonderful opportunity to join the Hyatt family in carrying forward that legacy of care.”
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