Tony Capuano attended The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad pioneered by Flag Luxury at NoMad on September 4, 2018 in New York City.

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Marriott On Tuesday, he named Tony Capuano, the group’s president for global development, as CEO, replacing Arne Sorenson, who died last week while being treated for pancreatic cancer.

Capono joined Marriott in 1995 and was responsible for the housing business in the United States and Canada.

The hotel chain has also appointed Stephanie Linarts, Group President, Consumer Operations, as its president.

“Tony extends his deep appreciation to the thousands of Marriott partners who ultimately deliver on the promise of our customers and our brand, and I know he will be a wonderful steward of our culture,” said JW Marriott’s CEO in a statement.