Hazelton takes new strategy role at Hilton

Hilton Hotels Corporation has
appointed Jan Hazelton as the new Vice President Development, Relationships &
Funding for Europe, a new role, which will see Hilton drive its development
strategy to a new level in key markets.Jan joins Hilton from New York where she has
been working for Calyon (formed from the merger of Crédit Agricole Indosuez and
Crédit Lyonnais) as Senior Relationship Manager/Director - Lodging Group.  She
brings a wealth of experience from the banking and financing sector for both single
and multiple unit hotel developments, in the US and Europe.  Patrick Fitzgibbon,
SVP Development commented: “The HHC acquisition in February this year has brought
with it a great opportunity for Hilton and the extended family of brands such as
Doubletree, Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton Inn.  “We have identified key development
markets for these brands and have worked quickly to boost the team, who will have
responsibility for driving the strategy and maximising the opportunity. Jan’s
background in banking and finance is sure to bring an additional dimension to our
development focus.” Jan will work closely with the European development team to
match projects and opportunities with partners and investors, commencing her
position with Hilton in early in December 2006.