John Rogers has responsibility for the management of Hilton’s brands within Europe, the Middle East and Africa and leads their franchising business within the region.

John has had a diverse career, with the last 16 years being spent in hospitality. Previous to his current role he was based in Washington DC with Hilton as the Global Head of Hilton’s Embassy Suites brand and latterly leading product management and innovation across Hilton’s 14 brands. Prior to heading to the US he spent several years in operations running Hilton’s managed portfolio in the UK.

Previous to joining Hilton, John’s early career was spent in sales and marketing with DeVere Group, and with Whitbread where he was head of marketing at Costa Coffee. He spent his early career with Ford Motor Company.

John is a graduate of the London School of Economics and is currently in the process of relocating back to the UK with his family.