Hilton Name Begona Campoy as Cluster HR Director
Hilton Al Hamra Beach and Golf Resort, Al Hamra Residence and Village and Waldorf Astoria RAK
RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE – Hilton Hotels has announced the appointment of Begona Campoy to the new position of Cluster HR Director. In this new role, Begona will be responsible for three prestigious hotels; Hilton Al Hamra Beach and Golf Resort, Al Hamra Residence and Village and the award-winning Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah.
After graduating with a law degree from University of Valencia, and a successful 13-year career as a lawyer in Spain, Begona fell in love with the hospitality business. Attaining a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Begona set out on what would be a long and fruitful career with Hilton working with the brand in Spain before relocating to Portugal to become Director of Human Resources, where she oversaw two openings and one rebranding. In 2014 Begona made the move to UAE taking up the role of Director of Human Resources at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah.
Begona’s dedication to recruiting, developing and retaining young emerging talent has ensured a low turnover and high retention, positioning Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah as a growing talent pool for local and international Hilton properties . Begona continues to drive diversity, building a well-developed team of over 52 nationalities and securing a strong female leadership presence in the management team, moving towards with the Hilton 2030 sustainable worldwide goals.
A Corporate Social Responsibility champion, winning consecutive awards in CSR in 2015, 2016 and 2017, as well as the prize of outstanding Green ambassador for Ras al Khaimah , Begona is passionate about creating campaigns and initiatives that benefit both guests and the local community. As Human Resources Director at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, she was a key driver of CSR initiatives that include an organic vegetable garden, partnerships with local Autism centres and raising funds to support Ras Al Khaimah’s wildlife park.
Now responsible for the working environment of over 1200 employees across the three luxury resorts, Hilton Al Hamra Beach and Golf Resort, Al Hamra Residence and Village, and Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, Begona’s is dedicated to the continued to development of her team. Begona Campoy said of the announcement “I am delighted to take on this new challenge, with such an array of talent under my care the opportunities to make a positive impact on my team lives, guests stays and the local community are endless.”
About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
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Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,200 properties with more than 856,000 rooms, in 105 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
About Hilton Honors
Hilton Honors is the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,200 properties with more than 856,000 rooms, in 105 countries and territories. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. With more than 71 million members, Hilton Honors offers hundreds of ways to earn and redeem Points. Members can redeem their Points for free nights, premium merchandise, items on Amazon Shop with Points; make charitable contributions; or gain access to unique events through the Hilton Honors auction platform (hiltonhonors.com/auctions), such as exclusive artist experiences and hotel concert events with Live Nation®, and race experiences with the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. The program is free to join, and travelers may enroll online by visiting www.hiltonhonors.com. Connect with Hilton Honors at news.hiltonhonors.com.