Sean Wooden is the vice president of Brand Management, Asia Pacific at Hilton. He is responsible for overseeing brand management and brand performance support across Hilton's portfolio of full and focused service brands located in the Asia Pacific region. Sean leads a team that grows relationships with owner and management company representatives and develops and implements successful and measurable programs aimed at driving revenue, loyalty, culture and quality control as the brands continue to expand rapidly in the region.
Sean started his career at Hilton as a head chef at Hilton Portsmouth in the United Kingdom in 1990. He subsequently held a number of senior management roles including director of business development, hotel manager and general manager at a number of Hilton properties in Europe including Hilton Southampton, Hilton Basingstoke, Hilton St. Anne's Manor and Brighton Metropole Hilton. Sean was most recently senior director of Brand Performance Support for the Hilton Hotels & Resorts and DoubleTree by Hilton brand portfolios across Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Sean holds a degree in catering and hospitality from Highbury Tec Cosham Portsmouth.
In his free time, Sean enjoys fishing for carp, riding and customizing lambrettas, playing football and spending time with his family.