David Ecija has been with Hilton Worldwide for 20 years, 15 of which have been with Hilton in Europe, Asia, Latin American and now US at Hilton West Palm Beach. Ecija has worked in six countries on three continents, working with multiple properties, segments, destinations and cultures. An inspiring leader, Ecija mentored nine talented professionals to become general managers with Hilton across Europe, Middle East, South East Asia and the Caribbean. Ecija graduated from Polytechnic University in Madrid, Spain with a Hotel Management Degree with specializations in Strategic Hospitality and Demand Management. Ecija speaks four languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese and French. In 2018, he was awarded General Manager of the year across the Hilton Americas region.