Marriott International today announced that Marriott veteran, Neal Jones, has taken on the role of chief sales & marketing officer, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) as part of the company’s EMEA leadership team led by Liam Brown, group president, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Neal began his career at Marriott International in London over 20 years ago and has most recently served as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for Middle East and Africa based in Dubai. Prior to this, Jones served in various sales and marketing leadership roles across the globe including a tenure as Vice President of Global Sales for Europe.
Marriott International operates or franchises over 850 hotels across 76 countries and territories in Europe, Middle East and Africa. The company has 24 brands in the region including The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels, Autograph Collection, Marriott, Sheraton and Moxy. Marriott has a pipeline of 350 hotels in EMEA with openings planned in Oman, Tanzania, Spain, Sweden and the UK.