Gordon Gurnik Appointed as Hilton Grand Vacations’ New Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Gordon Gurnik has just been announced as the new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at one of the world’s leading timeshare brands, Hilton Grand Vacations.
In his new role at Hilton Grand Vacations, Gurnik will lead his team in delivery and execution of enterprise-wide business operations around the world, new product development, IT services, and sales and marketing in Asia. Starting December 3, 2018, he will report directly to HGV’s President and CEO and begin his new career.
Gurnik comes to HGV with more than 30 years of vacation ownership and exchange experience. In his most recent endeavors, he served as President to the largest external timeshare exchange program in the world, RCI. With over 3.8 million members and 4,300 timeshare resorts in their inventory, Gurnik led strategic direction, operations, and growth of the company.
HGV President and CEO Mark Wang was excited to discuss the news:
“In a business and industry as dynamic as ours, the COO role is critical to continue flawless execution and coordination aligned with our strategic priorities. Gordon brings a wealth of knowledge and industry experience, both domestic and international, that will complement our strong executive team and greatly contribute to our performance. I’ve known Gordon for over 20 years and found him to have great judgment, strong values and a passion for our business. I believe this will only continue to enhance our 25-year relationship with RCI.”
Currently, Gurnik serves on the board of directors at the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) and Christel House International, a nonprofit that supports impoverished children around the world. Gurnik is also a Purdue University graduate where he received his bachelor’s degree in management.
To learn more about Hilton Grand Vacations and their executive team, please visit their official website.