Anthony Capuano has been appointed chief govt Marriott Worldwide following the loss of life of Arne Sorenson.
He was beforehand group president, international growth, design and operations companies with the resort big.
On the similar time, the board additionally introduced that Stephanie Linnartz, beforehand group president, shopper operations, know-how and rising companies, has been appointed president of the corporate, efficient instantly.
“Tony has performed a crucial position in Marriott’s development over the past decade,” mentioned J.W. “Invoice” Marriott, Jr., govt chairman and chairman of the board, Marriott Worldwide.
“He shall be a terrific chief as we proceed to advance our development technique whereas additionally navigating the market dynamics of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“He works thoughtfully and pragmatically with our proprietor and franchisee group and has been steadfast in making certain Marriott delivers operational excellence and elevated buyer experiences at our properties.”
Previous to this appointment, Capuano, 55, was liable for main international growth and design efforts and overseeing the corporate’s international operations self-discipline.
He started his Marriott profession in 1995 as a part of the market planning and feasibility crew.
“I’m honoured to be appointed to take the helm of Marriott, however it’s a bittersweet second,” mentioned Capuano.
“Arne was a mentor, a champion and a buddy to every member of his close-knit management crew.”
As president, Linnartz shall be liable for creating and executing all facets of the corporate’s international shopper technique, together with model, advertising and marketing, gross sales, income administration, buyer engagement, digital, data know-how, rising companies and loyalty methods.
“Each member of the management crew feels a profound sense of loss at Arne’s passing. He was not only a buddy and a pacesetter for us, he was a guidepost for the hospitality trade,” mentioned Linnartz.
Previous to this appointment, Linnartz, 52, performed a pivotal position throughout Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood Resorts & Resorts, overseeing the combination of business-critical techniques together with reservations, property administration, income administration and loyalty.