14 Facts About Stephen Bollenbach


Stephen Frasier Bollenbach was a financial manager who served as CEO and CFO for many hotel-related organizations.

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Stephen Bollenbach served on various corporate boards, including the nonexecutive chairman of Los Angeles-based KB Home and a member of the board of directors of Time Warner.

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Stephen Bollenbach served on the board of directors for American International Group, Inc during the 2007 financial crisis, and he was a director of Harrah's Entertainment, Inc, Macy's, Inc, and the Los Angeles World Affairs Council.

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From 1968 until 1980 Stephen Bollenbach held a series of financial management positions with the Ludwig Group and helped to oversee some of his hotel properties.

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Stephen Bollenbach worked for Mr Ludwig for many years, helping to oversee some of his hotel properties.

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Stephen Bollenbach served as chairman and chief executive officer of Southwest Savings and Loan Association in Phoenix from 1980 to 1982.

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Stephen Bollenbach served as senior vice president of finance and treasurer for the Marriott Corporation from 1982 to 1986.

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Stephen Bollenbach then served as chief financial officer and a member of the board of directors of Holiday Corporation from 1986 to 1990.

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Stephen Bollenbach was the co-chairman and chief executive officer of Hilton Hotels Corporation beginning in February 1996.

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Stephen Bollenbach was the first person outside the Hilton Family to hold this position.

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Stephen Bollenbach aimed to expand Hilton's gaming holdings through acquisitions, especially in Atlantic City, where Hilton had no presence.

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In 2007, Stephen Bollenbach left after making the sale of Hilton to The Blackstone Group for $26 Billion.

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Stephen Bollenbach had two grown sons Christopher and Keat, and two grandchildren.

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Stephen Bollenbach died at the age of 74 after a long illness in Manhattan, New York on October 8,2016.

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