President – Global Operations Hilton Hotels Corporation
Wednesday 3 December 2008 18.00-20.30
Ian Carter assumed the newly created role of President, Global Operations for Hilton Hotels Corporation in March 2008, with responsibility for global operations, sales and revenue management.
Until being named in his current position, Ian was CEO Hilton
International, and served on the Board of Directors from February
2005. Prior to this, he was an Officer and President of Black
& Decker Corporation, Europe, Middle East, Africa and
Asia. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Burberry, the
luxury apparel company.
Ian has broad international general management and marketing experience having worked in many locations, in the USA, Europe and the Far East. He worked his way through sales, marketing and product management to reach General Management with General Electric and then Black & Decker.
He was born near Newcastle, and is married to Carla who is Dutch and they a daughter Lauren who was born in the US.