VANCOUVER — Marriott Hotels of Canada Ltd. has announced that Ryan McRae will join the company as VP, Hotel Development on Sept. 15.
“Given Ryan’s extensive background in hotel development, and his familiarity with Marriott’s portfolio of brands, we believe he is the ideal person to lead our efforts to increase distribution for Marriott in the growing markets of Western Canada,” said Michael Beckley, SVP, Development for Marriott Hotels of Canada. “We are thrilled to have Ryan joining our team.”
McRae joins Marriott with more than 16 years of commercial real estate experience. Most recently, he was VP, Acquisitions and Development for SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts. Prior to that role, McRae was a development director with Hilton Worldwide.
McRae will be based in Vancouver where he will be responsible for the growth of Marriott’s full- service, select-service, and extended-stay hotel brands in Western Canada.