Craig S. Smith is President of The Caribbean and Latin America for Marriott International. His specific responsibilities include the financial management and leadership of all of the Caribbean and Latin America Lodging operations, comprised of 75 hotels and a workforce of over 13,000 associates. This includes regional staff responsibilities for sales and marketing, revenue management, human resources, operations and development.
Craig began his career with Marriott International in 1988. He was promoted to General Manager with Marriott, and later served as Area Vice President for Marriott International. He also held the roles of Senior Vice President, Operations Development for Asia Pacific; Global Operations Officer for International Lodging; and Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of the Asia Pacific division where he was responsible for hotel operations in 140 hotels across 16 countries.
Craig holds a Bachelor of Science from Brigham Young University, Executive MBA from Sao Paulo Business School, an International MBA from University of St. Gallen Switzerland, and a MBA from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.