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Apr 20, 2016


Arne SorensonThe Smith School’s CEO @ Smith speaker series will continue in April with a presentation from Marriott International’s Arne Sorenson.

Marriott operates and franchises more than 4,300 lodging properties in 81 countries and territories under 19 brands. Sorenson co-founded Marriott’s Global Sustainability Council in 2007, and in 2008 he launched the firm’s rainforest preservation partnership with the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation in Brazil.

Prior to Marriott, Sorenson specialized in mergers and acquisitions litigation as a Washington, D.C.-based attorney. /GM/

CEO @ Smith
Speaker: Arne Sorenson of Marriott International
When: 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Where: Frank Auditorium, Van Munching Hall