Marriott International has announced several new executive appointments as the company prepares for “the exciting opportunities ahead of us”.
“The size and scale of our company is significant, and we expect it to be even more so given the exciting opportunities ahead of us,” said Anthony Capuano, president and CEO at Marriott International.
“With the recent announcement of two executive departures, I am reshaping my team to ensure we can be nimble and effective in driving strategies to benefit our customers, associates and owners and franchisees around the world.”
Drew Pinto, a nearly 20-year company veteran, has been appointed executive vice president and chief revenue & technology officer.
“These global platforms are critical to Marriott’s continued growth and profitability and Drew is the ideal leader to innovate and scale these capabilities,” said Capuano.
Long-time Marriott executive Peggy Fang Roe has been appointed executive vice president and chief customer officer.
“Peggy, who will celebrate her 20th anniversary with the company next year, has a passion for understanding consumer behavior and creating compelling experiences,” said Capuano.
“She has held a wide range of roles across our organisation and has a strong track record for innovation and driving performance, which will be tremendously important in her new role.”
Marriott has also appointed veteran brand leader Tina Edmundson as president of luxury.
“Tina is a recognized leader in experiential luxury and lifestyle travel,” said Capuano.
“There is no one better to grow our leadership position in this space and to be a steward of this unmatched portfolio.”
Yibing Mao has also returned to Marriott in a the role of president of Greater China.
“I am delighted that Yibing is returning to Marriott in the role of President of Greater China, one of our fastest growing regions,” said Capuano.
“During her time with the company, she led Marriott’s efforts to develop a strong profile in Asia, and forge substantive and collaborative relationships with owners and key internal and external stakeholders. Yibing is exactly who we need to lead the next chapter of growth for Marriott in Greater China.”