Marriott International Inc. hired Tony Capuano as its new CEO and hired seniors from the world’s largest hotel company to lead the company through the most painful memories in the industry.
Mr. Capuano is 55 years old this year and has been with the company for 25 years. Most recently, he served as Group President, responsible for leading Marriott’s global development, design work and operations.
After the death of former CEO and President Arne Sorenson last week, he took over the top position. Mr. Sorensen was diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer in 2019. The 52-year-old Marriott Group president Stephanie Linnartz (Stephanie Linnartz) is the company’s new president, the group is responsible for overseeing consumer operations, technology and emerging businesses.
When operating the Marriott Hotel, Mr. Capuano had 1
The hotel industry is still being affected by the coronavirus pandemic, which has caused global travel to dry up, has led to the closure of hotels in various US cities, and forced the entire industry to lay off staff and take vacations. Mr. Capuano will also succeed a beloved CEO. He emphasized the connection with everyone in the company, from the head of the group to the butler.