Hilton’s Anu Saxena Named to Washington Business Journal’s “40 Under 40”
MCLEAN, Va. - Anu Saxena, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Hilton’s procurement organization, Hilton Supply Management, is on the Washington Business Journal’s 2018 “40 Under 40” list. Saxena joins other business professionals under the age of 40 who have shown a strong record of innovation in their fields, outstanding performance in business and a clear track record of meaningful community involvement.
Saxena is recognized for her experience leading and transforming the world’s largest global procurement organization focused on the hospitality industry. Her team sources $4 billion worth of goods and services across 103 countries for more than 5,000 hotels around the world.
Saxena serves on the Board of Directors for D.C. Safe, a nonprofit organization that assists survivors of domestic violence in the Washington, D.C. area.
Saxena is also the leadership advocate for Hilton's Asian & Pacific Islander Team Member Resource Group, an affinity network that fosters an inclusive corporate culture and promotes professional growth and development. “We know our people are our greatest asset and Anu is an example with her strong leadership, sharp business acumen and the tremendous positive impact that comes with her commitment to giving back to the community,” said Matthew W. Schuyler, Chief Human Resources Officer, Hilton.
Prior to her current role, Saxena was Vice President, Product Management for Hilton Global Brand Services & Innovation. She established the Product Advisory Council with top ownership, management, and real estate companies, and led the design, development, and commercialization of products for all Hilton brands globally.
“It is an honor to be recognized by the Washington Business Journal and to share the stage with distinguished business leaders from across the region,” Saxena said.
A native of India, Saxena came to the U.S. to pursue her undergraduate degree, earning her bachelor's degree from Ohio State University.
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