Stephen G. Williams is Chief Operating Officer of Vistana Signature Experiences of the Company. He has over 36 years of experience in the vacation ownership, residential and branded hospitality industry. Since July 2012, Mr. Williams has served as Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Vistana’s predecessor, Starwood Vacation Ownership, responsible for leading its sales and marketing, resort/vacation network operations, development and construction, brands, creative design and guest/owner relationship teams. Prior to this role, Mr. Williams served Starwood Vacation Ownership as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing from May 2005 to July 2012, and prior to that, from September 2000 to May 2005, Mr. Williams was Vice President, West Region Sales and Marketing and National Distribution. Mr. Williams started in the resort industry in 1980 and, prior to joining Starwood in 2000, worked for Marriott Vacation Club International, Fairfield Communities Inc., as well as Eaton International Corporation.
ILG, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides professional vacation services in the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Vacation Ownership, and Exchange and Rental. The Vacation Ownership segment engages in the sale, marketing, financing, and development of vacation ownership interests; and management of vacation ownership resorts, as well as in the provision of related services to owners and associations. The Exchange and Rental segment offers access to vacation accommodations and other travel-related transactions and services to leisure travelers by providing vacation exchange services and vacation rental. This segment also provides leisure and travel related products and services to owners of vacation interests and others primarily through various membership programs, as well as related services to resort developer clients; and allows owners of vacation interests to exchange their occupancy rights for alternative accommodations at another resort and/or occupancy period. In addition, this segment provides vacation property rental services for condominium owners, hotel owners, and homeowners' associations. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 41 resorts within Vistana Signature Experiences and Hyatt Vacation Ownership brands; and managed approximately 250 resorts, vacation ownership properties, and/or their associations. The company was formerly known as Interval Leisure Group, Inc. and changed its name to ILG, Inc. in October 2016. ILG, Inc. was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.