This week’s guest is Ben Bengougam. Ben is a highly experienced human resources professional who is currently serving as the Senior Vice President, Human Resources for EMEA at Hilton. He is based in the UK and is responsible for leading the Human Resources function for Hilton across the EMEA region, which includes over 60,000 team members in 70 countries and territories.
Ben has a BSc in engineering science and a Master’s Degree in HR Development, and he is a fellow of the Institute of Hospitality and a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD. Throughout his career, Ben has held a number of high-profile positions in human resources, including Group HR Director at the Dixons Group and HR Director at the Middle Eastern franchise operator MH Alshaya.
Ben has a proven track record of developing and executing successful people strategies, and Hilton has gained consistent recognition as a Great Place to Work under his leadership. Ben is fluent in French and English and is also conversational in Arabic, Spanish, and Italian.