The Howard Hughes Corporation, a publicly traded real estate development company, has appointed Hope VonBorkenhagen as Chief People Officer. Hanold Associates’ Jordan Blackmon and Adam Watson led the search for this Woodlands, Texas-based role.
As Chief People Officer, Hope will build upon the existing successes of the Culture & People function to nurture the company’s hard-working, entrepreneurial culture. In this role, Hope will report to CEO David O’Reilly and serve on the executive leadership team. Prior to joining Howard Hughes, Hope served as Vice President of Human Resources at Lennox International.
The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use property throughout the United States and is backed by Pershing Square Capital Management as its largest shareholder. Howard Hughes’ portfolio includes master planned communities, operating properties and development properties, including The Seaport in New York; Downtown Columbia, Maryland; The Woodlands, The Woodlands Hills, and Bridgeland in the Greater Houston, Texas area; Summerlin in Las Vegas; and Ward Village in Honolulu, Hawaii. Headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, Howard Hughes has 530 employees with an additional 116 employed at the Las Vegas Ballpark. The company is traded on the NYSE as HHC, with a market cap of more than $3.6 billion.