Jochem-Jan Sleiffer is President Middle East, Africa & Turkey at Hilton. He first joined Hilton in 1990 as Chief Steward in Amsterdam in 1990. Over the past 30 years, he has held multiple managerial positions across Europe in countries such as Greece, Germany, France, and Belgium. Before his current role, he was Hilton’s Senior VP Operations, Continental Europe for three years. As President MENA and Turkey, Sleiffer is responsible for Hilton’s portfolio of hotels in the region. Hilton has over 170 hotels in the area and plans to keep growing with more than 170 hotels in its pipeline. In 2020, Sleiffer was ranked no.2 in the Hotelier Middle East Power 50 list.