Hilton Aberdeen Treetops Announces Winner of CEO Light And Warmth Award

This information originated in U.K. English.

March 01, 2012

ABERDEEN, UK - Hilton Aberdeen Treetops is delighted to announce Steven Gerrie as a winner of the Hilton Worldwide CEO Light and Warmth award out of nearly 1,000 nominees. He is the only British finalist from amongst 10 winners of the 2011 CEO Light and Warmth Award, recognised for his dedication, enthusiasm and diligence while occupying the role of health club manager, as well as for his outstanding fundraising efforts for Hilton in the Community Foundation.

The award is designed to recognise those exceptional team members who embody the Hilton Worldwide values of Hospitality, Integrity, Leadership, Teamwork, Ownership and Now, which translates as working with a sense of urgency, at the highest level. This year's winners come from all around the globe, from Egypt to Japan, and Florida to South Africa. Winners receive a $10,000 (£6,400) bonus, alongside an award and lapel pin to showcase their success.

Steven said, "I have a great passion for the hospitality and fitness industry and Hilton Worldwide has more than facilitated this passion. I love making sure that guests and health club members enjoy the hotel and I look forward to continuing to do that in my future career with Hilton Worldwide. It's a privilege to receive this recognition from the organisation."

Delia Bright, HR officer at the hotel said, ''Steven has worked very hard with us here at Hilton Aberdeen Treetops demonstrating continuous vigour and spirit on a daily basis. We're delighted to have him as part of the team and congratulate him on the CEO Light and Warmth award."

Twenty three year old Gerrie, has always had an aspiration to build a career in hospitality. He joined Hilton Worldwide three years ago when he started out as a fitness instructor at Hilton Aberdeen Treetops.

Hilton Worldwide has supported Steven's career development and training and congratulates him on completing the Hilton Worldwide training course leadership 2 in December 2011. 

This year there has been an impressive increase in the fundraising at the hotel with Steven as chairperson of the Hilton in the Community Foundation committee, raising nearly £10,000 for foundation and The Anthony Nolan trust in 2011 alone.

Outside the hotel Steven is also an enthusiastic fundraiser as he regularly participates in mini runs across the country for a variety of charities including The Anthony Nolan Trust, Devon Children's Hospice and Children 1st.

Bronagh Goan                   
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Tracy Simpson
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