Joan Bottarini will assume Hyatt Hotels Corp.’s chief financial officer position after Patrick Grismer steps down next month. Bottarini is currently the company’s senior vice president of finance for the Americas.

Bottarini has been with Hyatt since 1999 and previously served as vice president of hotel finance for Asia Pacific, vice president for strategic financial planning and analysis and director financial communications.

Grismer is leaving Hyatt to become CFO at Starbucks Corp.