Margaret Egan was selected as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in January 2018. In this role, she is responsible for Hyatt’s global legal and corporate services. Margaret served as interim General Counsel and Secretary of the Company from October 2017 to January 2018, and previously served as Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Hyatt from March 2013 to January 2018 overseeing the Company’s legal global transactions teams. From October 2003 to March 2013, Margaret held a series of increasingly responsible positions at Hyatt.
Prior to entering the hospitality industry, Margaret practiced law in the litigation practice group of DLA Piper in Chicago, Illinois from 1996 to 2000 and again from 2002 to 2003 and also held a position as Attorney Advisor with the United States Department of Justice in London, United Kingdom from January 2001 to January 2002.