Marriott International has announced that Neal Jones, a Marriott veteran, has been appointed as the chief sales and marketing officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Jones kicked off his career with Marriott in London more than two decades ago. He most recently worked as the chief sales and marketing officer – the Middle East and Africa, based in Dubai.
In this position, which he held for seven years, he provided strategic leadership to the brand management, marketing, digital, sales, revenue management, loyalty, communications and consumer insight functions, and was instrumental in the company’s growth throughout the region.
Prior to this, Jones held a number of sales and marketing leadership roles across the globe, including a tenure as vice president of global sales for Europe.
Jones, who hails from the UK, graduated from the Hotel School The Hague in The Netherlands and is currently based in Marriott International’s Dubai regional office.
Later on in 2020, he will relocate to Marriott’s London Headquarters.