Liam Brown was appointed President and Managing Director for Europe in January 2019 and is accountable for developing and managing Marriott's hotel portfolio in Europe, comprising 24 brands in 43 countries.
Having begun his career with Marriott International in 1989, he has held a variety of franchising, development and operations positions with his most recent role as President for Franchising, Owner Services and MxM Select Brands, North America.
Educated primarily in his home town of Dublin, Ireland, Mr. Brown has a Business Degree from Trinity College (1980 – 1984). In 2005, he completed his MBA from the Robert H. Smith School of Management at the University of Maryland. Mr. Brown has served on the Board of Directors for the International Franchise Association since 2009.
Mr. Brown currently resides in London, with his wife Lillian and daughter Ciara due to join him from Bethesda, Maryland later this year.