Appointed VP Luxury Brands & Brand Marketing Asia Pacific
At Marriott International in Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the appointment of Bruce Ryde as Asia-Pacific Vice-President for Luxury Brands and Brand Marketing. Bruce will be based in the company’s Asia-Pacific Continent office in Hong Kong.
In this new role, Bruce will own the luxury brand strategy in the Asia Pacific, driving appropriate representation and brand preference for Marriott International luxury brands which comprises The Ritz-Carlton®, Ritz-Carlton Reserve®, St. Regis®, EDITION®, JW Marriott®, W Hotels®, The Luxury Collection® and Bulgari. He will also be working in partnership with continent leadership to maximize guest experience through on-brand activations and build brand preference for both customers and investors.
Bruce joins Marriott International from the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), where he was previously Head of Luxury and Lifestyle, Brand & Marketing for Asia, Middle East & Africa. He oversaw global guest experience and marketing projects for IHG, including the redesign of its Club InterContinental, as well as the Asian debuts of IHG’s luxury boutique brand Kimpton and its wellness brand, EVEN hotels.