Raymond Bennett is President, U.S. and Canada, Franchising and MxM MSB for Marriott International, Inc.
In this new role, Bennett oversees the company’s domestic franchising efforts as he retains P&L responsibilities for Managed-by-Marriott Marriott Select Brand hotels in the U.S. He joins a growing franchise community with over 1,100 franchise management companies across more than 4,500 hotels in the U.S. and an additional 1,000 pipeline hotels.
Prior to this role, Bennett was Chief Lodging Services Officer, The Americas, where he led the development and implementation of products and service strategies at more than 3,400 hotels in North, Central, and South America.
Bennett serves on the board of directors for KEEN (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now), a non-profit organization that provides recreational opportunities to children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities.
Bennett earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Grand Valley State University.