Hyatt Hotels – 2013 50 Out Front for Diversity Leadership


Hyatt Hotels #23

Chicago, IL
44,269 employees
CEO: Mark S. Hoplamazian
CDE: Barbara Sanez

Diversity Mission: Hyatt’s Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Framework is more than a business plan; it is the key to understanding Hyatt’s unique culture and our mission of delivering authentic hospitality to those we serve globally. This framework is about more than simply finding acceptance; it’s about relating in unique and personal ways to people of all nationalities and from all walks of life, whether they are guests, co-workers, vendors, suppliers or members of the community.

Hyatt’s global D&I strategy is based on achieving outcomes in three primary areas: Diverse workforce, Inclusive workplace, Impact in our marketplace. Hyatt has implemented processes, programs and metrics enabling the company to develop a deep bench of talented, diverse individuals who deliver exceptional and individualized service to guests. Through its various employee networks, diverse individuals and their allies help Hyatt achieve its goals across all three areas. “D&I are part of our DNA: and the numerous awards we have been honored to receive are part of the testament to our commitment to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive company.