Industry Update
Appointment13 April 2015

Jean-Marc Janod

Named VP Operations for Mexico, Central America & Caribbean
At Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide in Mexico City, Mexico

Jean-Marc JanodStarwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced two strategic appointments to support the company’s rapidly expanding footprint in Latin America, where the company currently operates 96 hotels in 19 countries, with another 18 properties in the development pipeline. Jean-Marc Janod has been named Vice-President of Operations for Mexico, Central America & Caribbean. A seasoned hotelier, Janod has been with Starwood for more than two decades and has served in key operational and executive roles at flagship hotels throughout the region. Most recently, he was the General Manager of Sheraton Mexico City Maria Isabel Hotel, one of the company’s most iconic properties in the region, which began a multi-million dollar makeover under his leadership. Jean-Marc Janod succeeds Batya Brykman, who is set to retire at the end of May and will stay on as a consultant through the end of the year to ensure a smooth transition. Janod will a member of Starwood’s Latin America Senior Leadership Team and report to Jorge Giannattasio, Chief of Operations for the region.
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Jean-Marc Janod (Class of 1988) is a graduate of ESSEC Business School in Cergy Pontoise - France
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