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Appointment10 December 2013

Maureen Holden

Appointed Director of Marketing
At The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach - FL, USA

Maureen HoldenAs Director of Marketing, Maureen Holden leads a myriad of efforts on behalf of Sawgrass including marketing, e-commerce and business development, strategic brand management, media buying, integrated marketing and more. She joined the resort from the Santa Claran Hotel Casino in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she was Executive Director of Marketing for the past two years. Previously Holden held marketing, sales and communications positions across the U.S. and the Caribbean, including Resort Marketing Communications Director for Wyndham Caribbean Resorts; and Director of Advertising and Public Relations for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida - the latter the final of four titles she held working with the Seminole Tribe of Florida in both Corporate and Operations roles. She was also Promotions and Special Events Manager for Palms Casino Resort and Marketing Manager for Palace Station Hotel & Casino, both in Las Vegas. Holden got her start as an Advertising Manager and Media Buyer at Circus-Circus Hotel Casino Theme Park in Las Vegas in 1994. Holden earned a BS degree in Travel & Tourism Marketing from Johnson & Wales University.

Johnson & Wales University

Maureen Holden (Class of 1994) is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island - United States
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Marriott International, Inc.

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 7,000 properties under 30 leading brands spanning 131 countries and territories.
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