Hyatt Hotels – 2012 50 Out Front # 15


Hyatt Hotels

Chicago, IL
50,000 employees
CEO: Mark Hoplamazian
CDE: Sal Mendoza

Diversity mission: We recognize that embracing and achieving true diversity and inclusion among our employees and clients is an ongoing process. A process with challenges, but with exceptional opportunities for business and personal growth. Hyatt’s commitment is best evidenced by our focus on company-wide initiatives. Our initiatives, which fall into five key elements – Commitment, Accountability, Measurement, Development and Communication – maintain and enhance Hyatt’s image as an Employer of Choice, Business Partner, and Community Ally throughout the communities we serve.In addition, Hyatt abides by local equal employment opportunity policy to assure that all personnel related actions are administered without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, mental or physical disability or any other group protected by law.

Workers at Hyatt Hotels, especially its leaders, reflect the face of its consumers, which it sees as critical to its success. The company gives business leaders the freedom to adapt its global strategy to local markets, take smart risks and unleash the full potential of its people. For one week, every year, Hyatt comes together globally to celebrate its people by recognizing and acknowledging what it considers its most important asset — its associates. It is also an opportunity to understand the differences of associates and understand the vast cultures represented in the company by pairing workers and celebrating with a sister hotel in another country. Hyatt embraces and achieves diversity and inclusion among its employees and clients through an ongoing process. Its commitment is best evidenced by its focus on company-wide initiatives, which fall into five key elements — commitment, accountability, measurement, development and communication. The initiatives help enhance Hyatt’s image as an employer of choice throughout the communities it serves.