Marriott Worldwide has introduced that president and chief govt, Arne Sorenson, might be briefly decreasing his schedule to facilitate extra demanding remedy for pancreatic most cancers.
In Could 2019, the corporate introduced that Sorenson, 62, had been recognized with pancreatic most cancers and was starting remedy.
Sorenson, who will stay in his twin position, is predicted 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 models and company capabilities throughout this era, along with sustaining their present duties.
Stephanie Linnartz, group president, shopper operations, expertise and rising companies, will oversee the corporate’s worldwide lodging division, in addition to authorized, human sources and communications and public affairs.
Tony Capuano, group president, international improvement, design and operations providers, 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 group, having joined the corporate in 1997 and 1995, respectively.
“Since my prognosis, I’ve been working with an incredible medical group at Johns Hopkins to deal with this most cancers,” stated Sorenson.
“Whereas I’ve labored all through my remedy so far and plan to stay as engaged within the enterprise as my well being permits, the precise matter to do for me, my household and the corporate is to deal with my well being.
“I do know Stephanie and Tony will work with Marriott’s robust govt group to proceed to maneuver the corporate ahead.
“I, together with my household and my medical group, stay optimistic about my prognosis and I plan to return full-time after the conclusion of my remedies.”