The Most Loved Workplace Leaders Show with Mark Wang CEO of Hilton Grand Vacations
About Mark Wang
Mark Wang serves as Hilton Grand Vacations’ (HGV) President, Chief Executive Officer, and a member of its Board of Directors. He first joined Hilton in 1999 as Managing Director of Hawaii and Asia Pacific for HGV and held a series of senior management positions prior to being appointed President in March 2008.
During Mr. Wang’s time as President of HGV, he served on Hilton’s executive committee as Executive Vice President and held a dual role as President of Global Sales for the hotel division from 2013 to 2014. Mr. Wang also led Hilton’s Asia-Pacific Islander Team Member Resource Group.
While leading HGV, the company experienced consecutive growth every year, while transforming the business to a capital-efficient model. With more than 35 years of industry experience, Mr. Wang has earned a reputation as an innovator who brought new, highly effective sales and marketing techniques to the industry. In 1987, he introduced the U.S. timeshare product to the Japanese market.
Prior to joining HGV, Mr. Wang co-founded three independent timeshare companies, where he served as President and COO of each.
Mr. Wang served as the 2017-2018 Chairman for the American Resort Development Association (ARDA), and previously served as Vice Chairperson of ARDA Hawaii.
Hilton Grand Vacations is loved because...
Employee recognition awards often come along with significant monetary compensation. Longevity is also rewarded: If you have been an employee for 10 years, you get the Friends and Family discount.
Mark Wang serves as a Model of Hilton Grand Vacation's Values because…
Prioritizing what’s best for owners and guests, but also understanding that team members are the heart of the company and the key to its success. Mark Wang meets with team members firsthand to hear feedback and inspires their dedication to creating exceptional shared travel experiences.
Louis Carter is the founder and CEO of Best Practice Institute, Most Loved Workplace, and Results-Based Culture. Author of In Great Company, Change Champions Field Guide, and Best Practices in Talent Management, as well as a series of Leadership Development books. He is a trusted strategic advisor and coach to CEOs, CHROs, and leaders of mid-sized to F500 companies – enabling change and steering employer brand development together with highly effective teams, leaders, and organizations as a whole.