Marriott names Oberg as CFO
Carl Berquist will retire as Marriott?s executive vice president and chief financial officer on December 31. He will be replaced by Leeny Kelly Oberg, a 16-year Marriott veteran, and currently chief financial officer for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott.
Oberg served in a range of financial leadership positions with Marriott. From 2008 to 2013, she was senior vice president, corporate and development finance, where she led a team which valued new hotel development projects, evaluated merger and acquisition opportunities, prepared the company?s long range plans and annual budgets, and made recommendations for the company?s financial and capital allocation strategy.
She was a key member of the team that executed the spin-off of Marriott?s timeshare business in 2011.
From 2006 to 2008, she served in London as senior vice president, international project finance and asset management for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and also as the region?s senior finance executive. She first joined Marriott as part of its investor relations group in 1999.