Vice President for Corporate Responsibility, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, USA
Brigitta Witt serves as
vice president, corporate responsibility
for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts.
Witt is responsible for developing and implementing Hyatt's
environmental stewardship, community engagement and disaster relief
programs enterprise-wide; developing Hyatt's global corporate
responsibility programs and policies; managing associate engagement
and philanthropic programs; and reporting Hyatt's corporate
Witt joined Hyatt in November 2007 as vice president,
environmental affairs, where she was responsible for developing and
implementing Hyatt's corporate sustainability programs worldwide.
Prior to joining the company, Witt served as senior director of
business development and general manager for GreenDimes, an
organization dedicated to reducing the production and environmental
impact associated with junk mail.
Witt brings to Hyatt more than a decade of experience in
marketing, change management and strategy consulting and has spent
the greater part of her professional career developing and
implementing large-scale programs and initiatives at a variety of
organizations, ranging from global corporations and state
governments to Silicon Valley start-ups. At Wayport, Inc. she
managed the deployment of company technology and WiFi connectivity
to over 8,000 restaurants for their largest client, McDonald's
Corporation. For Epylon Corporation she implemented a strategic
sourcing program for the New York City Board of Education, and in
the early stages of her career, she developed global marketing
programs for Hyatt's international properties.
Witt holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the
University of California, San Diego, and a Master of Science in
Integrated Marketing from Northwestern University. She currently
resides with her husband in Chicago, Ill.