Marriott promotes Neeraj Govil to APEC Chief Operations Officer

Marriott promotes Neeraj Govil to APEC Chief Operations Officer

Marriott promotes Neeraj Govil to APEC Chief Operations Officer

Marriott Worldwide has tasked firm veteran Neeraj Govil with driving efficiency and operations throughout all 24 manufacturers and 22 markets in Asia Pacific, excluding China (APEC) as Chief Operations Officer for the area.

Govil has spent greater than 20 years in operational roles with Marriott Worldwide throughout the area, most not too long ago as Senior Vice President Operations/CLS, APEC.

On this new position – primarily based in Singapore – Marriott Worldwide’s APEC Space Vice Presidents, Managing Director of Luxurious, and the Continent Lodging Providers (CLS) Workforce will report back to Govil.

“Neeraj has an impeccable monitor report in delivering outcomes and expertise improvement,” mentioned Marriott Worldwide President, APEC, Rajeev Menon.

“As SVP Operations/CLS, APEC, he was instrumental in creating expertise, enhancing buyer satisfaction scores, elevating F&B fame and supporting new lodge openings.

“All through his tenure, Neeraj has additionally been steadfast in his dedication to the private {and professional} progress of younger leaders and has been a robust advocate of the significance of sustainability in lodge operations. Neeraj’s deep expertise, relationships, and ends in the APEC area will serve him effectively as he takes on this necessary position for the area.”

In 2001, Neeraj joined Marriott Worldwide in Mumbai and rose by means of the ranks in operations in markets like Brisbane, Ho Chi Minh Metropolis and Hong Kong. He held profitable Basic Supervisor roles in Beijing and Shanghai earlier than returning to Mumbai in 2015 as Market Vice President to supervise South Asia.

In 2017, he was promoted to Space Vice President, South Asia, the place he oversaw unprecedented progress and the Starwood integration and in 2019, he was promoted to Senior Vice President, South Asia.

“APEC is ready to guide the cost for Marriott Worldwide. I’m excited to be on the forefront of driving industrial efficiency whereas sustaining our uncompromising operational requirements for the area,” Govil mentioned of his promotion.

Marriott Worldwide operates over 570 properties within the APEC area.