Mr. Hart was President and Chief Operating Officer of Hilton Hotels Corporation from May 2004 until the buyout of Hilton by the Blackstone Group in October 2007. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hilton from 1996 to 2004. Before joining Hilton in 1996, Mr. Hart was Senior Vice President and Treasurer of The Walt Disney Company, and was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Host Marriott Corp. Mr. Hart was appointed to the Board of Directors of US Airways Group and US Airways in June 2006, and previously served on the Board of Directors of America West Holdings and AWA from May 2004 until the completion of the merger in September 2005. He serves on the Board of Directors of Hilton Hotels Corporation and Kilroy Realty Corporation, as well as Heal the Bay, a non-profit organization. Age 55.