Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson Scales Back Obligations for Most cancers Remedy

Marriott Worldwide Inc. Chief Government Arne Sorenson will decrease his routine above the next number of months to let for a much more demanding treatment for pancreatic most cancers, leaving day-to-day functions to lieutenants, the business explained.

The resort chain in 2019 disclosed that Mr. Sorenson, 62 decades outdated, experienced been diagnosed with the sickness and was starting procedure. Mr. Sorenson, who remains president, CEO and a board member, will be “directing the company to the extent functional,” Marriott mentioned Tuesday.

Stephanie Linnartz, the team president for client functions, technologies and emerging corporations, will oversee Marriott’s global lodging division, as well as legal, human sources, communications and community affairs, the Bethesda, Md.-based organization explained. Tony Capuano, the team president for world-wide growth, structure and functions services, will be in cost of the company’s U.S. and Canada lodging division and finance, it extra. Equally executives are assuming further duties on top of their recent work.

“While I have labored all over my cure to date and program to continue being as engaged in the enterprise as my overall health allows, the suitable issue to do for me, my family members and the corporation is to emphasis on my health,” Mr. Sorenson claimed. He mentioned his procedure is staying handled at Johns Hopkins.

Mr. Sorenson led the acquisition of Starwood Lodges & Resorts All over the world in September 2016, building a lodge large with a existence in 130 nations around the world and territories. The corporation has 30 hotel models, together with Sheraton, Ritz-Carlton, Westin, Le Méridien, Courtyard and Aloft.