Alan Watts

President, Asia Pacific at Hilton Worldwide

Alan Watts is President, Asia Pacific for Hilton. He oversees the operations of more than 200 trading hotels across Asia Pacific, as well as the company’s pipeline of more than 400 hotels in the region. Charged with positioning Hilton’s portfolio of brands as best in class in Asia Pacific, Alan leads the company’s strategy to bolster its market share and continue delivering superior performance for hotel owners and investors. At the same time, further driving excellence in operations by developing its future talent and being an employer of choice. Alan joined Hilton in January 2018 following a 20-year career at IHG, where he was most recently Chief Operating Officer for IHG’s Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region. He was responsible for the company’s operations in 290 hotels across six brands and 40 countries and territories, including bringing to life the group’s substantial pipeline and brand introductions. Born in New Zealand, Alan resides in Singapore and is married with two daughters.


  • President, Asia Pacific

    Current role


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