HONG KONG, Jan. 14, 2020 – Marriott International announces the appointment of Bart Buiring to Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Marriott International Asia Pacific based in Hong Kong. Peggy Fang Roe, previous Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for Marriott International Asia Pacific will transition to the newly-established role of Global Officer, Customer Experience, Loyalty and New Ventures at Marriott International’s headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Both roles are effective 1 January 2020.
A seasoned Marriott International veteran of nineteen years, Bart Buiring will transition from his previous position as Chief Operations Services Officer, Asia Pacific and will oversee the Asia Pacific consumer strategy to Marriott International’s core hotel business and brands – powered by world-class technology. This includes Brand Management, Marketing, Sales & Distribution, Revenue Management, Loyalty, Customer Experience, Digital and Communications. Under his leadership, Bart will continue building the Asia Pacific customer base, adapting Marriott International’s brands and travel program, Marriott Bonvoy, to the local market, while also leading the sales organization and driving Marriott International’s Asia Pacific distribution and pricing strategy