Arne Sorensen, President And Ceo Of Marriott International, Dies

2021-02-16   |   by CusiGO

Arne Sorenson, President and CEO of Marriott International Hotel, died on Tuesday at the age of 62, according to the report. More rigorous treatment of the disease.

In 2012, Sorensen became the third CEO in the company’s history and the first CEO without Marriott’s surname. It successfully put the company on a strong growth path and acquired Starwood Hotels and resorts for us $13 billion (EUR 1214558 million).

In its statement, the company stressed that during its term of office, Sorensen promoted the development of the company, created opportunities for partners, created growth for owners and franchisees, and created performance for shareholders. “Arne is an outstanding executive, but more importantly, he is an outstanding person,” said J.W. Marriott, the company’s chief executive and chairman of the board.

When Sorensen’s working day shortened in early February, the company appointed two senior Marriott executives (Stephanie linnatz, President of the consumer, technology and emerging business operations group, and Tony cappiano, President of the global development group, Design and operation services) to jointly supervise the daily operation of the business department and the company’s business functions. They will all continue to perform this function until the board appoints a new chief executive, which is expected to happen in the next two weeks.