Hilton Names Human Resources Director

AN32-1-people-Richard ToddHilton Worldwide has announced the appointment of Richard Todd (pictured) as regional director of human resources for Australasia.

Reporting into Brendan Toomey, vice president human resources for Asia Pacific, Richard will function as the key business partner in the delivery of local and corporate HR services in the Australasian region.

Richard joins Hilton Worldwide from Toga Hospitality Group where he served as director of human resources for Australia and New Zealand. Over the four years in this role, Richard managed the HR strategy for the region including the growth of the human capital capability, and the implementation of a centralised HR function to support business expansion and change management.

Throughout his nearly 20 years in human resources, Richard has demonstrated strong directorship and HR delivery across hospitality, property investment and IT sectors. Prior to Toga, Richard spent four years as area director of human resources for Hyatt International Hotels and Resorts. He has also held a number of human resources and training & development roles with Stockland Hotel Group, Micros-Fidelio Asia Pacific and Renaissance Sydney Hotel.