Executive Bio - H. Stuart Foster
H. Stuart Foster is vice president, global brand marketing for Hilton's flagship brand, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton and Tapestry Collection by Hilton. Foster oversees an integrated team that leads marketing, communications, digital, social media and customer relationship management across all four full service brands.
Prior to his current role, Foster served as vice president, global brand marketing for Hilton's luxury and lifestyle brands. He was responsible for global positioning, strategy and marketing efforts for Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts, in addition to developing the consumer messaging and launch strategy for Canopy by Hilton. Under his leadership, Foster established integrated marketing strategies to support Waldorf Astoria Brand's experiential platforms including the Taste of Waldorf Astoria and Waldorf Astoria Driving Experiences, both launched to celebrate the brand's storied connection to the luxury consumer's passion points. In addition, Foster innovated the role of a luxury hotel brand through Conrad's Stay Inspired platform which curates quintessential local experiences for travelers whose time is at a premium.
Foster has an extensive background leading marketing work for some of the world's top brands including L'Oreal, and the Moet Hennessy portfolio of wines & spirits. During his tenure with Moët-Hennessy spanning New York, Tokyo and Paris, Foster used his rich marketing experience to provide leadership across multiple disciplines, including global brand management, sales and business development.
Foster received his Master of Business Administration from New York University's Stern School of Business and his Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University. He is fluent in English and French and proficient in Japanese. Foster is based at Hilton's worldwide headquarters in McLean, Va.