Hilton has named Jon Muoz as Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion. In his new role, Muoz will oversee Hilton’s global diversity management practice, focusing on developing culture, talent and marketplace strategies that cultivate inclusion.
Already known as one of the World’s Best Workplaces, Hilton was recognized in 2017 for its diversity and inclusion efforts by DiversityInc, Fortune, Forbes, Human Rights Campaign, National Business Inclusion Consortium and LATINA Style.
Muoz joined Hilton in 2011 as Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion and has played a key role in driving Hilton’s global diversity and inclusion efforts. Prior to joining Hilton, Muoz served in diversity roles for Sprint and multicultural marketing roles for Nextel Communications, Bank One (JPMorgan Chase) and NationsBank (Bank of America).
“As a global hospitality company, it’s increasingly important to leverage the benefits of an intentional diversity and inclusion management practice to drive sustainable engagement and company performance,” said Muoz. “I’m proud of the important strides we’ve made on our diversity and inclusion journey at Hilton and look forward to building on those successes to support our mission to be the most hospitable company in the world.”
“In his seven years at Hilton, Jon has built a track record for success, providing leadership for our comprehensive, and now award-winning, diversity and inclusion program,” Matthew W. Schuyler, Chief Human Resources Officer, Hilton. “This role is incredibly important as we continue to create welcoming and inclusive work environments for all, and amazing experiences for our guests.”
Muoz actively serves in leadership roles at a diverse nonprofit organizations including: Conference Board Diversity and Inclusion Center Advisory Board, Friends of the American Latino Museum Treasurer of the Board of Directors, International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, League of United Latin American Citizens Corporate Alliance, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People ACT-SO Advisory Council, National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Co-Chair of the Corporate Advisory Council, and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Senior Executive Corporate Advisory Board. He is also a co-founder of the National Hispanic Corporate Council Corporate Executive Development Program (CEDP), offered in partnership with Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business. The CEDP is dedicated to advancing Hispanic managers to executive positions in global enterprises.
Muoz holds a Bachelor of Science in communications and advertising from the University of Texas at Austin.