Hilton has appointed Matt Fry as senior vice president, development in Asia-Pacific (APAC), effective from August 6, 2018.
In his new role, Fry will oversee the team responsible for the overall development strategy for APAC. He will be based in Hiltonâ€™s APAC regional office in Singapore and report to Ian Carter, Hilton’s president, global development, architecture, design and construction.
Most recently, Fry served as the head of global real estate operations and Americas real estate at WeWork â€“ a company which provides shared workspaces with a strong emphasis on community.
A seasoned professional, Fry possess over 20 years of experience in the real estate and development industry, with nearly 18 years leading teams at Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Ten out of those 18 years were based in Singapore leading Starwoodâ€™s development efforts for APAC (excluding China).
He then rose through Starwood’s ranks to senior vice president, global development, overseeing development in APAC, Europe and Latin America, and was also responsible for global oversight of feasibility and deal approval processes.