Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson has died after pancreatic cancer fight

뉴욕 (CNN 사업)Marriott International’s president and CEO Arne Sorenson died Monday following a nearly two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, the hotel chain announced Tuesday.

The company announced two weeks ago that Sorenson was reducing his work schedule to continue cancer treatment, though it called his death “예기치 않은” in Tuesday’s press release. Sorenson was diagnosed with stage 2 췌장암 5 월 2019.
J.W. Marriott, 주니어, the company’s executive chairman, said in a statement Tuesday that Sorenson was anexceptional executive, 하지만 그 이상, he was an exceptional human being.
He had an uncanny ability to anticipate where the hospitality industry was headed and position Marriott for growth. But the roles he relished the most were as husband, 아버지, brother and friend,” J.W. Marriott, 주니어, 추가. “We share your heartbreak, and we will miss Arne deeply.
    Sorenson was Marriott’s third CEO and the first from outside the founding family. He oversaw the $ 12 billion merger between Marriott and Starwood 에 2016, and the company praised him for hisleadership on difficult national and global issues” –— including a 행진 2020 video statement about coronavirus that attracted worldwide attention.
    Marriott (MAR) executives Stephanie Linnartz and Tony Capuano filled in for Sorenson during his leave and will continue to do so. A new CEO is expected to be named within the next two weeks, Marriott said.

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