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Jessica Shea named director of global brand spa for Hilton

Jessica Shea has joined Hilton’s executive team as director, global brand spa. Shea has relocated to Hilton’s headquarters in McLean, Virginia from Bangkok, where she previously worked in area oversight for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts as well as Elemis Spas in Asia.

In her new role, Shea will lead the concept management and product development function for Hilton’s spa discipline globally.

Among other responsibilities, Shea will focus on innovating the spa guest journey across Hilton’s Luxury and Full Service brands, harmonizing the spa and fitness experience, and creating “impactful and dynamic learning material that nurtures an even stronger team culture,” said Ryan Crabbe, senior director of global wellness for Hilton.

“I’m very grateful for the uniquely balanced global perspective I know Jessica will contribute as we continue to innovate the wellness world,” said Crabbe.

A graduate of Bucknell University, Shea’s love for spa began at an early age as the daughter of a salon owner. She took her first spa director role more than 15 years ago, transforming her family’s Boston salon into an award-winning day spa. She has since lived and travelled extensively throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Americas, deepening her passion for yoga, wellness, and culture.

Jessica Shea has joined Hilton’s executive team as director, global brand spa. Shea has relocated to Hilton’s headquarters in McLean, Virginia from Bangkok, where she previously worked in area oversight for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts as well as Elemis Spas in Asia.
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