Hyatt Hotels Corp Names Interim Financial Officer

CHICAGO, USA – Mark Hoplamazian, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the appointment of Atish Shah as Senior Vice President, Interim Chief Financial Officer, pending the company’s selection of a permanent Chief Financial Officer.

Shah currently serves as Senior Vice President – Strategy, Financial Planning & Analysis and Investor Relations.

Prior to joining Hyatt in 2009, Mr. Shah served as a portfolio manager of a hospitality real estate private equity fund at Lowe Enterprises.

Prior to that, he worked for Hilton Hotels Corporation in a variety of finance roles, including feasibility, planning, investment analysis, and investor relations.

Prior to Hilton, Shah was an associate in the hospitality consulting practice of Coopers & Lybrand, LLP.

Meanwhile, Hyatt Hotels Corp and Noble Investment Group announced the opening of Hyatt Place Boulder/Pearl Street located in the city center of Boulder, Colorado at the Depot Square at Boulder Junction.

“We are excited to be a part of the Boulder community. It is a vibrant city, filled with restaurants, a variety of companies, shops, beautiful scenery, and countless entertainment attractions,” said Susi Keating, General Manager of Hyatt Place Boulder/Pearl Street.

“No matter the reason guests are visiting the area, we are confident Hyatt Place Boulder/Pearl Street will exceed their expectations. From business travelers to leisure travelers, our guests will appreciate the open, intuitive design, casual atmosphere, and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings.”

Hyatt Place Boulder/Pearl Street is located within Depot Square at Boulder Junction, a 160-acre, pedestrian friendly mixed use redevelopment for people to live, work and shop, in addition to regional transit access.

The hotel’s prime location provides guests with a wide variety of attractions in Boulder, including the University of Colorado-Boulder campus, Chautauqua Park and Pearl Street Mall.

At Depot Square, guests will also have easy access to eGo CarShare, Boulder B-cycle and RTD’s award winning transportation network.

Hyatt Place Boulder/Pearl Street features 150 spacious guestrooms, all of which feature a swiveling 42-inch HDTV, the plush Hyatt Grand Bed®, Cozy Corner sectional sofa, mini-fridge, and a separate work space, among others. – BusinessNewsAsia.com