Executive Bio - Dianna Vaughan
Global Head and Senior Vice President – DoubleTree by Hilton
Dianna Vaughan is global head and senior vice president of DoubleTree by Hilton. She is responsible for the strategic direction, vision and performance of this fast-growing portfolio of 500 plus hotels and resorts in 49 countries. Most recently, in addition to leading the DoubleTree by Hilton brand team, Vaughan also led the launch and brand strategy behind Hilton's two full-service collection brands: the award-winning Curio Collection by Hilton and newly-launched Tapestry Collection by Hilton.
A 20-year hospitality veteran, she has held several leadership positions with the company. At the hotel level, Vaughan served within many departments, from food and beverage, finance, sales & marketing and general manager. Taking her on-property experience to the corporate level, she took on brand leadership positions, overseeing revenue management, Brand Performance Support, and marketing for the Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton and Embassy Suites by Hilton brands. Vaughan has also served in multi-brand leadership roles as vice president of marketing for Hilton's portfolio of brands as well as creating the global Hilton Honors marketing promotions team, which develops and executes creative brand promotions to drive revenue. Vaughan has also had the opportunity to work with our CEO and CHRO to lead Hilton's global culture initiatives, including the diversity, inclusion and Team Member engagement teams.
Vaughan is based at Hilton global headquarters in McLean, Va.