Marriott International appoints Sarah Walker Kerr

Marriott International has appointed Sarah Walker Kerr to the role of Vice President of Communications Middle East and Africa. Sarah previously worked with Armani Hotels and Resorts, part of Emaar Hospitality Group as Director of Public Relations and most recently with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company as Regional Director of Public Relations Middle East, Africa, India and Japan. In her new role, she will be responsible for devising and implementing the overall communications strategy for Marriott International across the region by driving visibility and enhancing the perception of the company, and its brands as well as increasing its voice in the media. She will also provide counsel to the senior executive leadership team and manage crises communications, reputation management, brand communications as well as internal and external communications.