Sarah Walker Kerr

Sarah Walker Kerr

Vice president, communications MEA , Marriott International
Sarah Walker Kerr arrived in the region in 1998 but this year has been a pinnacle year for her

Sarah Walker Kerr arrived in the region in 1998 but this year has been a pinnacle year for her.

She says: "I am very proud to be one of the five founding members of the FLI programme. We launched this to foster a confident and successful community of female leaders in Marriott International in the Middle East & Africa."

The pilot scheme was launched in the UAE and next they are looking to move to Saudi Arabia and Egypt.

Walker Kerr continues: "At Marriott, we have a real focus on diversity and inclusion. Even looking at my own team we have a myriad of backgrounds, which I believe is very beneficial in bringing different understandings of cultures to the table, who are all united by one purpose."


Elaine Watson
Cluster General Manager
Feryal Haddon
Cluster director of human resources
Sahiti Gaddam
Head - sales and marketing, Dubai & director of sales and marketing
Tatjana Ahmed
Housekeeping manager and functional specalist housekeeping
Sarah Walker Kerr
Vice president, communications MEA
Anne Scott
General manager
Sarah Allen
Vice president, revenue strategy & analytics
Emma Banks
Vice president, F&B strategy & development, EMA
Minakshi Pandey
Group executive housekeeper
Anne Marie Hannan
Vice president, human resources
Doris Hecht
General manager
Nayla Chowdhury
General manager
Tea Ros
Founder And Managing Director
Sandra Schulze-Potgieter
Vice president, premium & select brands
Roberta Lindow
Director of spa & fitness
Anke Glaessing
General manager
Sunita Mankekar
Executive assistant manager
Veronika Fox
Vice president business finance & administration, MEA
Marloes Knippenberg
Chief executive officer
Stephanie AbouJaoude
Senior area director of marketing & communications, Middle East & Africa
Alison Grinnell
Chief executive officer
Sharihan Al Mashary
General manager
Jaime Emiley Simpson
General manager
Chantel Moore
General manager
Dorsai Khaghani
Director of sales & marketing


Years in the role
Years in the company
Years in the region
Years in hospitality

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