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  • The CEO who grew Mary It International into the world's biggest hotel chain has died, the company said Tuesday.

  • Arne Sorenson had passed away on Monday.

  • He was undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer that was diagnosed in 2019.

  • Earlier this month, he stepped back from his full time role to treat the cancer.

  • Sorenson had engineered the $13 billion acquisition off Starwood Hotels and Resorts in 2016 that beefed up marry it's room count to over one million, making it the world's biggest hotel operator.

  • Marriott Executive Chairman J.

  • W.

  • Marriott Jr said he had an uncanny ability to anticipate were the hospitality industry was headed and position marry it for growth.

  • Since taking over the corner office in 2012, the company shares have tripled despite the 15% setback last year due to the health crisis that slammed global travel.

  • Mary had said it will appoint a new CEO in the next two weeks.

The CEO who grew Mary It International into the world's biggest hotel chain has died, the company said Tuesday.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/18
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