Michael van Akkeren

Germantown, Maryland

Senior Director ?Design & Development, Global Operations (Premium Brands), Marriott International

Experience at:
Marriott International, Doral Golf Resort & Spa, a Marriott Resort, Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

I’m interested in mentoring people from:

    Where I've Worked

    May 2018 – Present

    Senior Director ?Design & Development, Global Operations (Premium Brands)

    Marriott International

    Jan 2015 – May 2018

    Senior Director -Brand Advocate Distinctive Brands (Americas)

    Marriott International
    D

    Jan 2010 – Apr 2012

    Director of Event Management

    Doral Golf Resort & Spa, a Marriott Resort
    D

    Apr 2008 – Jan 2010

    Director of Event Management

    Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
    R

    Aug 2006 – Apr 2008

    Director of Event Planning

    Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center
    I

    Aug 2005 – Aug 2006

    Director of Conference Services

    InterContinental Houston
    I

    Jun 2004 – Aug 2005

    Assistant Director of Conference Services

    InterContinental Chicago
    R

    Feb 2003 – Jun 2004

    Senior Event Manager

    Renaissance Chicago Downtown
    C

    Mar 2000 – Feb 2003

    Event Manager

    Chicago O'Hare Marriott
    C

    Sep 1997 – Mar 2000

    Various leadership roles in restaurant & event/banquet management

    Chateau Elan Winery & Resort, a Marriott Conference Center
    R

    Apr 2012 – Jan 2015

    Director of Hotel Operations

    Renaissance Chicago Downtown
    Where I've Studied

    University Education

    Bachelors, Hotel & Hospitality Management

    Hotel Management School Leeuwarden

    Ask Me About

    People I've Reported To

    People I've Worked With

    People Who've Reported to Me

    Specialties

    Administrative & Office

    General Manager/Location Manager

    Operations Management

    Process Management

    Quality Management

    In the Media

    Social Media