Anthony Capuano has been appointed chief govt Marriott Worldwide following the demise of Arne Sorenson.
He was beforehand group president, international improvement, design and operations providers with the lodge large.
On the similar time, the board additionally introduced that Stephanie Linnartz, beforehand group president, client operations, expertise and rising companies, has been appointed president of the corporate, efficient instantly.
“Tony has performed a important function in Marriott’s progress over the past decade,” stated J.W. “Invoice” Marriott, Jr., govt chairman and chairman of the board, Marriott Worldwide.
“He will probably be a terrific chief as we proceed to advance our progress technique whereas additionally navigating the market dynamics of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“He works thoughtfully and pragmatically with our proprietor and franchisee neighborhood 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 chargeable for main international improvement 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 staff.
“I’m honoured to be appointed to take the helm of Marriott, however it’s a bittersweet second,” stated Capuano.
“Arne was a mentor, a champion and a buddy to every member of his close-knit management staff.”
As president, Linnartz will probably be chargeable for creating and executing all facets of the corporate’s international client technique, together with model, advertising, gross sales, income administration, buyer engagement, digital, info expertise, rising companies and loyalty methods.
“Each member of the management staff 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 business,” stated Linnartz.
Previous to this appointment, Linnartz, 52, performed a pivotal function throughout Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood Inns & Resorts, overseeing the combination of business-critical techniques together with reservations, property administration, income administration and loyalty.