Treasurer, Executive Committee
Vice President/Executive Director, Interval International Asia Pacific Joe Hickman has been with Interval International in its Asia Pacific Headquarter offices in Singapore since 2002. He has responsibility for implementing business development activities for Asia-Pacific, including affiliating resorts Interval International's global network, developing and directing all sales and resort marketing strategies, as well as managing developer client relationships. Hickman has lived and worked in Asia for over thirty years and has spent his professional career in the hospitality and timeshare industries. He led the marketing efforts and pre-opening for Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur, Conrad Hong Kong and headed marketing at the Westin Philippine Plaza. In 1992 he entered the shared ownership industry as corporate director for vacation ownership for Hilton Hotels and was part of the team that pioneered Hilton's entry into the timeshare business. Prior to Interval, Hickman was the Executive Director for RCI Asia Pacific and President of RCI Travel Singapore. Hickman was responsible for marketing, public relations, member and business development, as well as call centre operations in Asia and Australia. Hickman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in management from California State University in Long Beach, California. He has served on a variety of industry boards including APRDO, PATA, and the Timeshare Associations of Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia.