Hyatt Appoints Interim Chief Financial Officer

Hyatt Appoints Interim Chief Financial Officer

Hyatt Appoints Interim Chief Financial Officer

The FINANCIAL -- Mark Hoplamazian, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hyatt Hotels Corporation on April 20 announced the selection of Atish Shah as Senior Vice President, Interim Chief Financial Officer, pending the company’s selection of a permanent Chief Financial Officer. 

Mr. Shah currently serves as Senior Vice President – Strategy, Financial Planning & Analysis and Investor Relations, according to Hyatt.

Prior to joining Hyatt in 2009, Mr. Shah served as a portfolio manager of a hospitality real estate private equity fund at Lowe Enterprises.  Prior to that, he worked for Hilton Hotels Corporation in a variety of finance roles, including feasibility, planning, investment analysis, and investor relations.  Prior to Hilton, Mr. Shah was an associate in the hospitality consulting practice of Coopers & Lybrand, LLP.