Purpose-Driven Change Agent

Maryam Banikarim

A child of revolution, Maryam Banikarim and her family fled Iran in 1979, moving first to Paris and then to California. In addition to holding the position of Gannett’s first-ever CMO, Banikarim served as EVP & Global Chief Marketing Officer of Hyatt Hotels Corp. In this role, Banikarim was responsible for helping Hyatt become the most preferred hospitality brand, driving loyalty and community among high-end travelers with a portfolio of thirteen global brand experiences.

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