Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) announced today that its board of directors has selected Hattie Hill as the organization’s next President and Chief Executive Officer effective June 1.
Hill is an international leadership development expert, business owner, best-selling author and globally renowned thought leader. Over her more than 30 years as the CEO of Hattie Hill Enterprises, Inc, her organization provided leadership development for thousands of senior leaders at numerous Fortune 500 companies and major organizations throughout North America and 51 countries, including such foodservice companies as McDonald’s, Frito-Lay, Aramark and Compass.
Her vast experience with WFF includes serving as an executive consultant to the board, member of the board of directors for the past six years and interim CEO. As an executive consultant to WFF, she has provided business strategy and oversight related to risk assessment, revenue and operations, as well as spearheaded the creation and implementation of WFF’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Initiative. In late 2013, she took on the role of WFF CEO, on an interim basis.
Hill is an expert in global leadership and gender issues and has been quoted in numerous national and local news media on matters concerning talent management in Corporate America. She has served as a member of the board for the following organizations: the Federal Reserve, Emory University Gozuieta Business School, Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce and Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau. Hill is also a best-selling author of three books- Smart Choices That Will Change Your Life, Smart Women-Smart Choices and Connecting to Make a Difference in Your Life.
Posted by Meghan Ogilvie