Vice President of Marketing, Christian Kuhn is responsible for the strategic development of Embassy Suites, Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites by Hilton's global brand positioning and leading overall marketing initiatives to drive revenue, improve market share, build brand loyalty, and support development growth. Additionally, Kuhn oversees marketing and public relations teams for both brands, and directs the development of long-range growth strategy.
Under Kuhn's guidance, Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites have executed award-winning digital, integrated marketing and public relations programs, in addition to introducing the "Stay in the Groove," "Fresh, New Way," and "Home for Our Nation's Military" advertising campaigns. Top honors earned by Kuhn's teams have included the Hermes Creative Awards, Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International's (HSMAI) Adrian Awards, MarCom Awards, PR News' PR Platinum Awards and the Travel Weekly Magellan Awards. Personally, Kuhn has been recognized by HSMAI as one of the Top 25 Minds in Sales and Marketing.
Prior to his appointment as Vice President of Marketing for Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites, Kuhn held the same role for Embassy Suites, where he directed strategy and implementation for both brand and promotional marketing.
Kuhn has over 20 years of marketing experience, with over 12 years at both America Online (AOL) and American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), both large scale consumer/membership facing organizations where he leveraged his marketing expertise in addition to his database marketing and segmentation background to create best in class marketing concepts and promotions.