Martin Rinck is Executive Vice President & President, Asia Pacific for Hilton. He oversees the operations of more than 150 trading hotels across Asia Pacific, as well as the company's pipeline of nearly 300 hotels in the region.
Charged with positioning Hilton portfolio of brands as best in class in Asia Pacific, Martin leads the company's strategies to bolster its market share to continue delivering superior performance for hotel owners and investors; and at the same time, further driving excellence in operations by developing its future talent and being an employer of choice.
During his tenure at Hilton, the organization has successfully launched and introduced several of its award-winning brands in Asia Pacific including Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton, while the business continues to extend the footprint of its existing brands such as Conrad Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Hotels & Resorts.
Martin joined Hilton Worldwide in November 2008 from Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, where he was formerly President and Managing Director – Asia Pacific. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer EMEA for Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, where he drove significant unit growth for the company's portfolio, in addition to having been instrumental in the public listing of the company at the Stockholm Stock Exchange.
His extensive industry experience also includes working as CEO for Mövenpick Gastronomy International in Switzerland, as well as for InterContinental Hotels Group in Europe and the United States, and Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in Indonesia.
Born in Hamburg, Martin holds an MBA from Brunel University and is married with two daughters. Martin has a passion for travel, loves good food & wine and is an active long distance runner, skier and mountain biker.