Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board at Marriott International
J.W. Marriott, Jr. is Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Marriott International, Inc., the largest lodging company in the world. Mr. Marriott’s leadership spans more than 60 years, as he guided what was once a family-run root beer stand and restaurant to a global hospitality company that is today comprised of 6,500 properties across 30 brands in 127 countries and territories. In September 2016, Marriott finalized its largest acquisition ever, acquiring Starwood Hotels and Resorts. Mr. Marriott served 40 years as Marriott’s Chief Executive Officer, before stepping down on March 31, 2012.
Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board