BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International, Inc. has announced an organizational structure and executive appointments designed to tap into its talented leadership bench and accelerate the company’s growth.
Drew Pinto, a nearly 20-year company veteran, has been appointed executive vice-president and Chief Revenue & Technology Officer. Pinto will lead sales, revenue management, distribution channels, digital and information technology.
Additionally, long-time Marriott executive Peggy Fang Roe has been appointed executive vice-president and Chief Customer Officer. Roe 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 end-to-end customer experience using data, AI and innovation to fuel future growth.
Furthermore, 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 pre-eminent luxury brand portfolio. Marriott’s luxury brands include a prestigious portfolio of nearly 500 properties that encompass some of the world’s most desirable brands, including The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, JW Marriott, W Hotels Worldwide and more.
The company has also announced the return of Yibing Mao, a 24-year Marriott veteran. Mao has been appointed president, Greater China. She held positions of increasing responsibility during her tenure with the company and before she stepped down in 2020, held the position of senior vice-president & Chief Legal Counsel, Asia Pacific.
Moreover, Leeny Oberg, Chief Financial Officer, will lead the company’s global development organization, which is responsible for the strategic growth of Marriott’s 30 lodging brands. In addition to CFO, Oberg has been appointed executive vice-president of Development.
Under the company’s new structure, Marriott’s continent presidents will report directly to Anthony Capuano, president & CEO, Marriott International, including 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 Capuano.
“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,” says Capuano. “With the recent announcement of two executive departures, I am re-shaping my team to ensure we can be nimble and effective in driving strategies to benefit our customers, associates and owners and franchisees around the world.”