Arne Sorenson

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Arne Morris Sorenson (born 1958) is an American hotel executive. He is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Marriott International.[1] He was born in Tokyo. He studied at the University of Minnesota.[2]

Sorenson became the head of the largest publicly traded hotel chain in the world on March 31, 2012.[3] He had been a director for Wal-Mart,[4] and was the Chief Operating Officer for Marriott.[5]

In May 2019, Sorenson was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.[6]

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  1. "Marriott News Center: Arne M. Sorenson". Marriott International. October 29, 2014. Archived from the original on February 25, 2012.
  2. Lebowitz Rossi, Holly (11 November 2014). "7 CEOs with notably devout religious beliefs". Fortune. Time. Retrieved 27 June 2016.
  3. Nadja Brandt (December 14, 2011). "Marriott's Arne Sorenson to Replace J.W. Marriott Jr. as CEO". Bloomberg Businessweek.
  4. "Arne Sorenson". Forbes. Retrieved January 18, 2015.
  5. Alexandra Berzon (December 14, 2011). "Marriott CEO to Step Down". The Wall Street Journal.
  6. "Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer". Wall Street Journal. May 3, 2019.