LOS ANGELES – May 29, 2014 – Operation HOPE (HOPE) welcomes Robert W. K. Webb, Chief Human Resources Officer for Hyatt Hotels Corporation, the global hospitality company, onto its Global Board of Directors. Recently, Hyatt became an Operation HOPE partner.
Mr. Webb’s appointment reflects Operation HOPE’s commitment to recruit exceptional leaders as it promotes financial literacy, encourages entrepreneurship and nurtures economic freedom for the underserved worldwide.
Said HOPE Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Hope Bryant. “We are delighted to have a leader of the stature and vision Mr. Webb brings. His corporate and global expertise and experience will surely advance our signature initiative, Project 5117, a comprehensive plan designed to address our singular mission: to nurture economic freedom worldwide and foster universal human dignity.”
Robert Webb has served as Hyatt’s Chief Human Resources Officer since August 2007 and Executive Vice President since 2011. For nearly two decades, Mr. Webb served as Head of Global Service Delivery for Citi Employee Services at Citigroup Inc., a global financial services company, as well as Chief Administrative Officer and various senior human resources roles for leading domestic and international companies.