Industry Update
Appointment21 March 2019

Margaret McCarthy

Appointed Director
At Marriott International, Inc. in Bethesda - MD, USA

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Margaret McCarthy

The Board of Directors of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) said today it has appointed Margaret M. McCarthy, Executive Vice President at CVS Health Corporation, as an independent director of the company, effective March 19, 2019. Ms. McCarthy will also be included in the company's slate of nominees for election at Marriott's upcoming 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

Ms. McCarthy's appointment expands the membership of the Board to 14, 11 of whom are independent. She will also serve on the company's Audit Committee.

As Executive Vice President at CVS Health, Ms. McCarthy is a leader in the company's technology transition following its acquisition of Aetna. As previously announced, Ms. McCarthy is slated to depart CVS Health in May. She brings substantial experience in data management and security.

Ms. McCarthy joined CVS Health through its acquisition of Aetna Inc. in 2018, where she had been Executive Vice President of Operations and Technology since 2010. At Aetna, she also served as the company's Chief Information Officer and Head of Business Solutions Delivery. Prior to joining Aetna in 2003, she was a senior Information and Technology executive at Cigna Corp., Catholic Health Initiatives and Franciscan Health System, and a Partner at Ernst & Young.

Ms. McCarthy currently serves on the Board of Directors of Brighthouse Financial, Inc. and First American Financial Corporation. She also serves on various advisory boards and councils, including the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center, MIT Center for Information Systems Research and the Board of Trustees of Providence College.

Ms. McCarthy holds a bachelor's degree from Providence College and a master's degree in public health, hospital administration from Yale University. She served in the U.S. Navy Medical Services Corps as a Lieutenant at Bethesda Naval Hospital and in the U.S. Navy Reserves as a Lieutenant Commander.

Marriott's Board of Directors engaged Russell Reynolds Associates to assist in identifying and evaluating potential nominees.

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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