Women in Hospitality: 8 - Emma Banks

Hilton vice president, F&B strategy & development, EMA

Emma Banks
Emma Banks

With seven years of regional experience, Emma Banks acts as the vice president, F&B strategy & development, EMEA, Hilton in a region with 500 Hilton hotels.

About her role, she says: “F&B at Hilton in EMEA is a nine-figure business and I am excited to be leading the charge. I have developed a strategy to take this incredible business that’s rapidly growing – and developing it to ensure it meets the needs of the fast-paced, dynamic F&B sector.”

Banks is also proud to be making strides towards gender diversity. In her current role, she has brought in several  F&B professionals to Hilton properties, with the aim of being able to “inspire young female leaders”.

By the numbers 

  • 1 year in the role 
  • 1 year in the company 
  • 7 years in the region 
  • 21 years in hospitality 

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