Marriott International hires for key positions

Marriott International has made some key regional appointments. Sandeep Walia has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer, Middle East. Prior to this role, Walia was Area Vice President for the UAE. He will be responsible for Marriott International’s 146 operating hotels across the Middle East, as well as Egypt and Turkey, representing 21 hotel brands across ten countries. Jerome Briet has been appointed as Chief Development Officer for Europe, Middle East & Africa. Prior to this role, Briet was Chief Development Officer, Middle East and Africa. He will be responsible for driving Marriott’s growth trajectory and market position across EMEA.