David S. Marriott
Mr. Marriott served as the Company’s President, U.S. Full Service Managed by Marriott from 2018 until April 2021, where he oversaw hotel operations, human resources, sales and marketing, finance, market strategy, information resources and development and feasibility for over 330 hotels and 14 brands in 34 states and French Polynesia. From 2010 to 2018, Mr. Marriott served as the Chief Operations Officer – The Americas, Eastern Region, where he was responsible for hotel operations in 23 states and oversaw the U.S. integration efforts of Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood Hotels. Prior positions at the Company include Market Vice President, where he was responsible for hotel operations in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia and Baltimore, and Senior Vice President of Global Sales, where he was responsible for leading Marriott’s sales effort and further developing key customer relationships worldwide and helped lead a comprehensive transformation of Marriott’s U.S. Sales organization. Mr. Marriott’s early career included sales roles in Boston, MA and Arlington, VA, as well as serving as assistant sous chef at the Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown. He currently serves as the chair of the Governing Board of St. Albans School in Washington, DC and is a member of the board of trustees of The J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Foundation.
Mr. Marriott provides our Board, our Inclusion and Social Impact Committee, and our Executive Committee, which he will chair upon becoming Chairman of the Board, valuable insight from his extensive knowledge of the Company and the hospitality industry, and his experience in a variety of operational, sales and leadership roles. In addition, as the son of the current Executive Chairman and the grandson of Marriott International’s founders, Mr. Marriott provides the Board a deep understanding of the Company’s history, culture and mission.