Chris Nassetta Celebrated as Highest Rated CEO on Glassdoor

"Chris truly lives the Hilton values, and he is very deserving of this recognition," said Janice Goldthreate, manager, market analysis.

Glassdoor has recognized Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO of Hilton (No. 30 on the Diversity Top 50 Companies list), with a 2017 Employees' Choice Award for being one of the Highest Rated CEOs. Nassetta ranks 49th on the list of 100 CEOs of large U.S. companies, with an approval rating of 93 percent based on Hilton Team Members reviews on the job site.


"Chris truly lives the Hilton values, and he is very deserving of this recognition," said Janice Goldthreate, manager, market analysis. "He embodies hospitality by always making time to connect with Team Members and serve in the community. We are fortunate to have Chris as our leader at Hilton!"

The Highest Rated CEOs list is determined entirely by anonymous Team Member feedback shared on Glassdoor during the past year. When providing a company review, Team Members rate several factors tied to their employment experience, including feedback on their CEO's leadership.

Under Nassetta's leadership, Hilton has rolled out a number of industry-leading programs to help Team Members thrive both personally and professionally. Several of these include:

  • Benefits for all - hourly and salaried - Team Members, such as parental leave, adoption assistance and GED assistance programs
  • Exclusive travel discounts and perks for Team Members, families and friends through the company's Go Hilton Travel Program
  • Ongoing and annual appreciation programs that enable guests, peers and managers to recognize Team Members at all levels
  • Time and monetary resources that empower Team Members to support their environment and local communities
  • Ongoing learning and development resources that help Team Members plan and manage their careers, as well as develop new skills

Nassetta is also featured in Glassdoor's UK list, ranking 26 out of 50 CEOs, and earning an approval rating of 90 percent from UK-based Team Members.

​​Hilton Appoints Vera Manoukian as Global Brand Head of Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Manoukian has extensive industry experience and a proven track record of driving results.

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Hilton announced the appointment of Vera Manoukian as Senior Vice President and Global Head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. Manoukian will oversee the brand portfolio for Hilton Hotels & Resorts and will be responsible for promoting, elevating and growing the iconic brand.

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Hilton Commits to Cutting Environmental Footprint in Half And Doubling Social Impact Investment

New Consumer Research Confirms Environmental and Social Efforts Are Central To Hotel Guest Booking Decisions

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Hilton announced it will cut its environmental footprint in half and double its social impact investment by 2030. With this commitment, Hilton will become the first major hotel company to institute science-based targets to reduce carbon emissions and send zero soap to landfill.

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Hilton Names Global Head Of Diversity & Inclusion

"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 Muñoz.

Hilton has named Jon Muñoz as Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion. In his new role, Muñoz 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.

Muñoz 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, Muñoz 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 Muñoz. "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."

Muñoz 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.

Muñoz holds a Bachelor of Science in communications and advertising from the University of Texas at Austin.