Secretary, Executive Committee
Vice President, Development Asia Pacific, Hilton Grand Vacations Gisle Sarheim serves as Hilton Grand Vacation’s Vice President of Development for Asia Pacific. In his role he is responsible for the company’s acquisition and development activities, as well as development and growth strategy, in Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Hilton Grand Vacations in 2016, he served as Hilton Worldwide’s head of real estate in Asia Pacific, where he was responsible for the company’s real estate portfolio in the region, including acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures. Mr. Sarheim also oversaw Hilton’s feasibility and investment analysis group for Asia Pacific and the Middle East. A veteran of Hilton, Mr. Sarheim, prior to moving to Singapore in 2011, was based at Hilton’s international headquarters in the UK, overseeing a complex real estate portfolio of assets in Europe, Africa, and Asia Pacific. In addition to his current role with APRDO, Mr. Sarheim has served as a board member and Secretary of the Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA) Asia Pacific. He is a graduate of the Swiss hospitality school École Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL). Mr. Sarheim resides in Singapore with his wife, Lara, and their three active boys.