Kellyn Smith Kenny Named CMO for Hilton
Hilton today announced the appointment of Kellyn Smith Kenny as SVP and CMO. Effective Jan. 29, 2018, Kenny will oversee the enterprise marketing strategy for the hospitality company and its portfolio of 14 brands. She will also lead a high-performing team delivering creative marketing programs focusing on building meaningful relationships with guests.
"The iconic Hilton brand is already recognized globally as the gold standard for hospitality," said Jon Witter, Chief Customer Officer. "With Kellyn as our new marketing leader, we are excited to embark on the next chapter of our journey to build stronger direct relationships with our guests."
Kenny brings to Hilton unique cross-industry and strategic marketing expertise developed in consumer, competitive, and service-focused executive roles. As VP, Marketing at Uber, she led interdisciplinary marketing for the company's most significant markets in the U.S. and Canada.