Hilton appoints global head for its luxury hotel portfolio
Rinck brings more than 30 years of industry experience to his new role
Hilton has appointed Martin Rinck as global head, Luxury & Lifestyle Group. In his new role, Rinck will be responsible for all strategic development, brand innovation and leadership initiatives for the company’s luxury hotel portfolio, including Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts. Rinck will also oversee the continued growth of Hilton’s newest lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, a statement said.
Rinck brings more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry to his new role and most recently lead Hilton’s Asia Pacific business as area president for nine years.
Before joining Hilton, Rinck was the executive vice president and chief development officer EMEA for Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, now rebranded as Radisson Hotel Group, where he was instrumental in the company’s public listing on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.
Rinck has previously served as chief executive officer for Mövenpick Gastronomy International in Switzerland, InterContinental Hotels Group in Europe and the United States, and Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in Indonesia.
Rinck was born in Hamburg, Germany, and holds an MBA from Brunel University.