Marriott Worldwide has introduced that president and chief govt, Arne Sorenson, will probably be quickly decreasing his schedule to facilitate extra demanding therapy for pancreatic most cancers.
In Could 2019, the corporate announced that Sorenson, 62, had been identified with pancreatic most cancers and was starting therapy.
Sorenson, who will stay in his twin position, is anticipated to step again from full-time oversight of the corporate for a number of months.
Throughout this time, he’ll keep concerned in directing the corporate to the extent sensible and can stay a member of the board of administrators.
In session with board, Sorenson has tapped two veteran Marriott executives to share the duty for overseeing the day-to-day operations of Marriott enterprise items and company features throughout this era, along with sustaining their present obligations.
Stephanie Linnartz, group president, shopper operations, know-how and rising companies, will oversee the corporate’s worldwide lodging division, in addition to authorized, human assets and communications and public affairs.
Tony Capuano, group president, international growth, design and operations companies, will oversee the corporate’s United States’ and Canada lodging division and finance.
Linnartz, 52, and Capuano, 55, are long-time members of the Marriott management workforce, having joined the corporate in 1997 and 1995, respectively.
“Since my prognosis, I’ve been working with an incredible medical workforce at Johns Hopkins to deal with this most cancers,” stated Sorenson.
“Whereas I’ve labored all through my therapy so far and plan to stay as engaged within the enterprise as my well being permits, the appropriate factor to do for me, my household and the corporate is to concentrate on my well being.
“I do know Stephanie and Tony will work with Marriott’s sturdy govt workforce to proceed to maneuver the corporate ahead.
“I, together with my household and my medical workforce, stay optimistic about my prognosis and I plan to return full-time after the conclusion of my remedies.”