Hyatt Corp. names former fashion executive to run its luxury brands Park Hyatt & Grand Hyatt

Hyatt Corp. has recently named Katherine Melchior-Ray in the newly created role Vice President, Luxury Brands to lead the development of the brand experience and marketing strategy for Park Hyatt and Grand Hyatt, ensuring that the culture of both brands is vibrant, alive and drives brand preference.

Melchior-Ray has 20 years of experience building luxury and fashion brands internationally, her most recent position was Executive Director of Strategic Planning at Gucci in Japan. Melchior-Ray also served as Vice President of Marketing for Louis Vuitton Japan and for Tommy Hilfiger Japan. Prior to Japan, she lived in France, developing the global marketing department for the Nordstrom brand Façonnable.  Melchior-Ray graduated from Brown University in Providence, R.I. and studied at Keio University in Tokyo, Japan.

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