(06/03/23) Marriott has appointed Drew Pinto as Executive
Vice President and Chief Revenue & Technology Officer, Peggy Fang
Roe as Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer, Tina
Edmundson as President – Luxury, Yibing Mao as President – Greater
China, and Leeny Oberg as Chief Financial Officer and
Executive Vice President – Development.
“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, 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
As Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue &
Technology Officer, Drew Pinto, a
nearly 20-year company veteran, will report to Mr. Capuano. Drew
will lead sales, revenue management, distribution channels,
digital, and information technology for Marriott.
As Executive Vice President and Chief Customer
Officer, Peggy Fang Roe, another long-time Marriott
executive, will be responsible for developing and executing key
aspects of the company’s global consumer strategy, including
evolving the portfolio of brands, the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty
program, and developing the end-to-end customer experience using
data, AI, and innovation to fuel future growth. Peggy will report
“Peggy, who will
celebrate her 20th anniversary with the company next year, has a passion for understanding consumer behavior and creating
compelling experiences,” said Mr. Capuano. “She has held a wide
range of roles across our organization and has a strong track
record for innovation and driving performance, which will be
tremendously important in her new role.”
Veteran brand leader, Tina Edmundson, has been
appointed President – Luxury, a role that underscores the
company’s commitment to the growth and leadership of its
preeminent luxury brand portfolio. Tina is a savvy brand leader, with over
25 years of experience. Marriott’s luxury brands include a
prestigious portfolio of nearly 500 properties that encompass some
of the world’s most desirable and coveted luxury hotel brands: The
Ritz-Carlton, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts, St.
Regis Hotels & Resorts, Edition, The Luxury Collection, JW
Marriott and W Hotels Worldwide. The company has also recently launched The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection and
expanded its growing global footprint of luxury residential
“As we emerge from the pandemic, it is clear guests
want aspirational experiences,” said Mr. Capuano. “When it comes
to luxury travelers, we are focused on the entirety of the
experience – making it differentiated, elevated and memorable.
Tina is a recognized leader in experiential luxury and lifestyle
travel – there is no one better to grow our leadership position in
this space and to be a steward of this unmatched portfolio.”
Mao, a 24-year Marriott veteran, has been appointed
President – Greater China. A native of Beijing who calls Hong Kong
home, Yibing joined Marriott in 1996 and held positions of
increasing responsibility during her tenure with the company. Before
she stepped down in 2020, Yibing held the position of Senior Vice
President & Chief Legal Counsel, Asia Pacific.
“I am delighted
that Yibing is returning to Marriott in the role of President of
Greater China, one of our fastest growing regions,” said Mr.
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.”
In addition, Chief Financial Officer, Leeny Oberg,
will lead the company’s Global Development organization, which is
responsible for the strategic growth of the company’s 30 lodging
brands. Leeny is being appointed Chief Financial Officer and
Executive Vice President, Development.
“Leeny has a passion for
investing in the growth of our business and
will be a powerful advocate for our portfolio of brands – building
on the accelerating pace of development activity we enjoyed in
2022 as global recovery continues,” said Mr. Capuano.
Under the company’s new structure,
Marriott’s continent presidents will all report directly to Mr.
Capuano: Satya Anand, President, Europe, Middle East & Africa
(EMEA); Brian King, President, Caribbean & Latin America (CALA);
Raj Menon, President, Asia Pacific Excluding China (APEC); and
Yibing Mao, President, Greater China (GC). Liam Brown, Group
President, U.S. and Canada, will continue to report to Mr.
Marriott currently has a pipeline of about 280,000
hotel rooms outside America.
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