Marriott International diversifies with more ladies taking leadership roles

Published on : Friday, March 9, 2018

JW MarriottMarriott International that is an internationally leading hotel company declared on the occasion of International Women’s Day that it plans to expand its diversity.

 

It also plans to include initiatives across the Asia Pacific by motivating more women to embrace leadership roles in the company. The company asserted that its culture of inclusion highlights welcoming all and offering opportunity to develop.

 

And it added that one in six of the company’s General Managers are female.

 

It also said that in 2017 alone the number of women in the General Manager position increased by 22% in Asia-Pacific. The company was recently recognized as a Best Employer in Asia Pacific by Aon Hewitt.

 

Regan Taikitsadaporn, Chief Human Resources Officer of Asia Pacific, Marriott International mentioned that championing ladies and empowering their leadership is not just good business but it is also smart. Diversity makes them more capable and strategic. Ever since the days of their Co-founder Alice S. Marriott, women have powered their growth and he is personally committed to ensuring that they achieve continued success.

 

Marriott International would dedicate its upcoming APAC Women In Leadership (WIL) conference to recognize the roles that both women and men play in achieving a better balance in the workplace.

 

The fourth annual conference would take place between 13th and 15th June, 2018 at the Shenzen Marriott Hotel Nanshan. It is slated to feature panel discussions with industry stalwarts and also special insights into the travel trends of women.

 

The Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Marriott International Asia Pacific, Peggy Fang Roe feels that modern women are confident, bold and adventurous travellers.

 

They are excited to be at the forefront of designing exclusive experiences inspiring them and from how every new destination shapes their perspectives.

 

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