Former Brisbane Marriott GM takes new finance role at Marriott

Marriott International has appointed John Douglas as area director of finance, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, overseeing the financial functions and operations across Marriott International’s more than 30 operating properties in the region.

Douglas steps into the role with more than 20 years of experience with Marriott International, and was most recently general manager at Brisbane Marriott Hotel.

“John’s extensive experience with Marriott International, both locally and globally, will be invaluable in ensuring the ongoing profitability of our hotels and growth of the company in the region,” said Sean Hunt, area vice president, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.

Douglas said it was an exciting time to take up the new position.

“Marriott International continues to expand its footprint in the region, and I look forward to working closely with the area and hotel teams to deliver exceptional experiences for our valued guests and strong results for our owners and partners,” he said.