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Stephanie Linnartz has been named president of Marriott International. She will be responsible for developing and executing all aspects of the company’s global consumer strategy. Linnartz will oversee Marriott’s global development organization, which is responsible for the growth of the company’s 30 lodging brands. Linnartz, who started her Marriott career in 1997, most recently served as group president, consumer operations, technology and emerging businesses.
Devin Heath will join Visit Natchez in Mississippi as its new executive director, effective March 1. Heath has more than 28 years of tourism and hospitality experience. Most recently, he served as general manager of the Embassy Suites Atlanta Galleria, where he managed a 263-room hotel and restaurant, in addition to serving on several industry boards and committees.
Hotel Drover, an Autograph Collection hotel expected to open in March, has named Tiffany DiPasquale as its executive director of sales and marketing. DiPasquale has more than 21 years of hospitality experience and has held leadership roles at organizations such as Aimbridge Hospitality and Interstate Hotels & Resorts.
Thompson Hollywood, set to open this spring, has announced Sade Lee as its director of sales and marketing. Lee has more than 14 years of hospitality experience and has worked with brands like Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. Most recently, Lee served as director of sales and marketing at Proper Hospitality.