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Stefan Mirevski Appointed as General Manager of Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza

Hilton Veteran to Oversee Daily Operations at 439-Key Hotel Located in Manhattan's Vibrant Midtown East Neighborhood

NEW YORK, NY. OCTOBER 4, 2017 – Located in the heart of the international United Nations Headquarters, Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza, New York City’s leading Midtown East accommodation option, announces the appointment of Stefan Mirevski to the position of general manager. In this new role, Mirevski will oversee the day-to-day operations of this prestigious 439-room landmark property, continuing to build upon the hotel’s reputation as a “home away from home” for the world’s most esteemed leaders, diplomats and heads of state.

As the hotel's general manager, Stefan will spearhead all hotel operations with a focus on the development of new guest service programming and identification of revenue-driving sales and marketing initiatives. Positioned in the hotel’s leading role, Mirevski will build a high-performing executive team, motivating them to consider new tactics that will exceed guest satisfaction, improve operational productivity and enhance profitability in order to surpass property goals and push the hotel’s development forward as a top leisure and business destination in New York City.

“Stefan is a results-driven leader with a keen eye for developing effective, streamlined efficiencies for every element of a hotel’s systems,” said Tim Benolken, Senior Vice President, Operations, Hilton. “His track record for business-savvy, top-line hospitality management proves Stefan will be the driving force behind Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza’s continued growth as a first-class accommodation experience, providing an authentic, high-level of service that appeals to our loyal guests as well as new visitors.”

No stranger to the Hilton family, Mirevski most recently served as general manager at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Crystal City National Airport hotel in Arlington, Virginia where he contributed to the strategic development of the hotel and garnered multiple award wins for improved guest experience, sales profit maximization and revenue growth. Previously, Mirevski held the role of director of operations at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner where he oversaw a $45 million property renovation and implemented a property-wide labor management and operational effectiveness project. As director of front office operations at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC, Mirevski managed the day-to-day operations and administration of the entire front office department.

Born and raised in Bulgaria, Mirevski’s hospitality career began in Europe, serving in managerial positions at prestigious hotels including the Forum Inter-Continental and Kapetanios Bay Hotel, both located on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. He holds a bachelor of arts with distinction in hospitality management from Bournemouth University in the UK, a degree from the College of Tourism and Hotel Management in Cyprus and a hospitality management diploma from the American Hotel and Lodging Association. Mirevski speaks five languages and enjoys skiing, tennis, golf, gardening and traveling with his family.

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About Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza

Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza, a 439-room landmark hotel on the grounds of the United Nations Headquarters has catered to foreign dignitaries and heads of state for over four decades. The leading accommodation option in Midtown East, the Kevin-Roche-designed hotel features sweeping views of the New York skyline or East River from all guest rooms, is walking distance from iconic sites such as the Chrysler Building, Times Square and Rockefeller Center and offers convenient access to transportation hubs like Grand Central. Two on-site restaurants include the Ambassador Grill, which recently received landmark status, and the grab-and-go One UN Café lobby bakery. Additional hotel amenities include a 24-hour gym and tennis courts overlooking the skyline, extensive meeting facilities filled with natural light and a premier Skyline Club.

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