Marriott International Inc.
President (Asia Pacific excluding Greater China)
Rajeev Menon is the President for Marriott International Inc., for Asia Pacific excluding Greater China (APEC). Mr. Menon is a key member of the continent’s senior leadership team and functions as the operational leader for the region. He is responsible for the business performance, helps drive key initiatives and ensures implementation of brand and discipline programs. As at today, there are 415 open Hotels & Resorts in APEC, operating under 21 unique brands, with an additional 300 hotels in the current pipeline.
From Aug 2007 till Feb 2015, Mr. Menon was Area Vice President for South Asia, as well as Pakistan, Malaysia and Australia during various periods of his assignment. Under his leadership, Marriott is recognized as one of the best performing International hotel brands in APEC and has received numerous best employer awards for the past several years. Mr. Menon joined Marriott International in April 2001 as the General Manager of Renaissance Mumbai Hotel and Convention Center and Marriott Executive Apartments, Mumbai. In 2004, he moved to Sydney, Australia where he served as the General Manager of Sydney Harbour Marriott and Country General Manager for Australia.
Prior to joining Marriott international, Mr. Menon served in management positions with the ITC Welcomgroup Sheraton Hotels in India, Stamford Hotels & Resorts and Radisson Hotels & Resorts in Australia.
Originally from India, Mr. Menon completed his education including Hotel Management in New Delhi and joined ITC Welcomgroup Hotels as a management trainee in 1989, he worked there before relocating to Australia in early 1992. Mr Menon also completed the Advance Management Program (AMP) from Harvard Business School (Boston) in 2018.
Mr. Menon has been recognized over the years through numerous awards including Young General Manager of the Year in 2003 by the Indian Hotel and Restaurant Association, GM of the Year by Marriott International and Hall of Fame Award in 2017 for his contribution to the hotel industry in India.
In his current role Mr. Menon and his family are based out of Singapore.
Rajeev Menon, President (Asia Pacific excluding Greater China), Marriott International Inc.