Hilton, was formerly Trafalgar and Insight Vacations’ sales and business development director and prior to that was head of sales and business development at Gold Medal.
Hilton’s new role is commercial contractor for The Appointment Group’s private clients division.
She joins former Gold Medal boss Steve Barrass, who is chief executive of The Appointment Group.
In a statement The Appointment Group said Hilton has joined the business as a “consultant to support and develop the UK leisure business.”
Commenting on her new role Hilton said: “The Appointment Group is a true leader within the sector and this role represents a fantastic opportunity, at an exciting time for the company.”
Barrass added: “We are delighted to have Ruth on board to help us rapidly grow our leisure business. Her strategic and results-orientated approach combined with an in-depth knowledge of the industry are a perfect fit with TAG’S ethos.”