Marriott appoints David Flueck as Senior Vice President Loyalty
Bethesda, Maryland – 1 March 2017 –
Marriott International announced David Flueck has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President, Loyalty. In addition to overseeing Marriott’s award winning loyalty programs, Marriott Rewards, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), Flueck will provide global leadership and strategic direction for the future combined loyalty program. Flueck joined Marriott with the company’s acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts in September 2016 and served as Senior Vice President, Revenue Management and Starwood Preferred Guest. In his new role, Flueck will report to Marriott’s Global Marketing Officer, Karin Timpone.
Flueck, who joined Starwood 13 years ago, will lead the teams that created two of the industry’s most awarded loyalty programs, including delivery of unprecedented member benefits on the first day of the acquisition. Members were immediately able to link their accounts to enjoy the benefits, recognition and experiences each program has to offer, including having their status matched.
As part of the new leadership structure, Thom Kozik will continue in his role as Vice President of Loyalty, leading Marriott Rewards and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and reporting to Flueck. In addition, Kozik will take on added responsibilities for cutting-edge strategic initiatives.