Industry Update
Appointment21 February 2020

Marian Wilson

Named Executive Director of Sales and Marketing
At Hotel Drover, a Marriott Autograph Collection hotel in Forth Worth - TX, USA

Marian Wilson

Marian Wilson brings more than a decade worth of hospitality industry knowledge to her new role as executive director of sales and marketing at Hotel Drover. She will lead the sales team to nurture genuine connections with the guests and drive sales goals. Over the course of her decorated career, Wilson has held a variety of crucial roles for popular brands including Marriott Hotels and Resorts Corporations, Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Hyatt Regency Hotels & Resorts. She comes to Hotel Drover from The Odessa Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Odessa, TX and is excited to nurture and coach the sales team at the hotel.

Set to open this fall, Hotel Drover will serve as the anchor and crown jewel for the Fort Worth Stockyards and Mule Alley mixed use development.

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.
more information
Recent Appointments at Marriott

Mohammed Marghalani - General Manager

16 March 2020 — The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh has appointed Mohammed Marghalani as its new general manager. Marghalani who has more than 14 years of experience in the hospitality industry, will "oversee the overall operations and strategic direction of the 493 rooms and suites, five-star property including its nine dining outlets".
read more

Michael Rigot - Executive Chef

10 March 2020 — The Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel proudly announces the appointment of Chef Michael Rigot. A Nashville native, Rigot serves as the executive chef for the property's marquee dining outlets, Brim House and The Heights.
read more

Lauren Warkentin - Membership Manager

4 March 2020 — Warkentin formerly served as Marketing Manager for KJUS North America Inc. and East West Hospitality. Most recently she worked for Gorsuch as the Site Merchandiser, Content Specialist and Social Media Manager.
read more