Hyatt Hotels Welcomes New VP of Global Brands

Philippe Roux-Dessarps will oversee the Park Hyatt brand in his new position at Hyatt Hotels Corp. in Chicago.

CHICAGO—Hyatt Hotels Corp. has recently promoted Philippe Roux-Dessarps to the role of vice president of global brands. With more than 24 years of experience at Hyatt, Roux-Dessarps will oversee the Park Hyatt brand and report to Sandra Cordova Micek, senior vice president of global brands.

Philippe Roux-Dessarps of Hyatt

Philippe Roux-Dessarps of Hyatt

“Philippe is a respected leader with a proven track record of success and keen understanding of working in a highly sophisticated environment that distinguishes the Park Hyatt brand,” Micek said in prepared remarks. “His global mindset and operational know-how will provide a competitive advantage as the brand continues to meet the ever-changing luxury hospitality business needs. We are thrilled to welcome him to the marketing team.”

For the past seven years, Roux-Dessarps has led Park Hyatt Tokyo as general manager, coming back to the property from a previous role as front office manager nearly two decades ago. In addition to Park Hyatt Tokyo, he has worked at a number of luxury properties throughout the world, including Park Hyatt Paris Vendôme, Grand Hyatt Bali and Hyatt Regency Osaka.

“Hyatt is committed to excellence on all fronts, and its brands consistently deliver distinct experiences that delight guests,” stated Roux-Dessarps. “I’m excited to join this passionate team of Hyatt marketing colleagues to help drive brand preference and loyalty for the Park Hyatt brand.”

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