New Counsel for Marriott

David Mann has been named Senior Vice President &
Associate General Counsel - Corporate Transactions, Finance & Governance, Marriott International.
In his new responsibilities, Mann will oversee the legal aspects of
corporate finance, mergers and acquisition, and securities work for
Marriott, as well as the Office of the Corporate Secretary.
  “David’s many years of experience in the hospitality industry,
including his time at Ritz-Carlton, make him a valued asset for Marriott.
His proven ability to handle complex transactions and provide strong
leadership will be a great benefit to our Corporate Transactions Group,”
said Edward A. Ryan, executive vice president and general counsel.
  Mann is returning to Marriott International headquarters from The Ritz-
Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott
International. Since 2001, Mann has served as deputy general counsel and
corporate secretary for Ritz-Carlton. Mann joined Marriott in 1995 as a
finance attorney in the corporate affairs practice group of the law
department. He was promoted to senior counsel in 1997 and assistant general
counsel in 2000. From 1998 to 2000, he held the additional position of
corporate secretary for Marriott International, Inc.
  Mann earned his B.A. magna*censored*laude from Dartmouth College in 1984,
and his J.D.*censored*laude from the University of Michigan Law School in 1988.
Prior to joining Marriott, he was an associate in the corporate section of
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld’s Washington, D.C. office, where he
specialized in public and private financings, mergers and acquisitions, and
securities law.
  A native of Suffield, Conn., Mann now lives in Washington, D.C. He will
transition to his new duties over the next few months.