Bethesda, Md., 2014-11-10 — /Travel PR News/ — David Rodriguez, Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), was inducted into the National Academy of Human Resources (NAHR) Fellows Class of 2014. Dr. Rodriguez and 2 other fellows were selected by their peers for contributions to their organizations, communities and the human resources profession. This is considered the highest honor awarded to individuals in the field of human resources.
The NAHR Foundation and the Fellows of the Academy were installed on November 6, 2014 in New York. Since its founding in 1992, 157 individuals have been elected fellows of the National Academy of Human Resources for exceptional professional achievement.
“I am extremely proud to receive this prestigious honor from my peers,” says Dr. Rodriguez. “It continues to be a privilege to lead Marriott’s efforts to empower the next generation of talent and to nurture the company’s culture of innovation.”
Dr. Rodriguez joined Marriott in 1998. He was appointed a corporate officer in 2000, and in 2003, he was named to the board of directors’ Committee for Excellence, which focuses on advancing global diversity and inclusion in the company. Dr. Rodriguez has provided significant leadership in the global growth of the company and its performance and reputation as one of the best employers in the world. In addition, Dr. Rodriguez has built one of the strongest HR teams in the industry and has led one of the most comprehensive and successful ongoing HR business process outsourcing programs.
“David has been a steadfast partner in leading the company’s marketplace strategies, pushing Marriott to the forefront of our industry in areas such as human capital development, digital talent management, and associate engagement,” says Arne Sorenson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Marriott International.
About Marriott International
Marriott International, Inc.(NASDAQ: MAR) is a global leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,100 properties in 79 countries and territories. Marriott International reported revenues of nearly $13 billion in fiscal year 2013. The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 18 brands. For more information or reservations, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com.
Marriott is proud to be consistently named as one of the best places to work in surveys all over the world, from FORTUNE to Working Mother to the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work, and to once again be FORTUNE’sWorld Most Admired Companies.
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