Marriott Vacations Worldwide promotes Terry to CFO; more personnel moves

Executives in the hospitality industry have taken on new roles. Here’s a look:

Marriott Vacations Worldwide promotes Tony Terry to CFO
Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation has promoted Anthony (Tony) Terry to the position of EVP/CFO, effective Oct. 16. He will report to John E. Geller Jr., who remains the company’s president, but will relinquish the CFO role.

Terry joined Marriott Vacation Club International, then a division of Marriott International, in 1996 as manager, financial accounting and was quickly promoted to roles of increasing responsibility. He had oversight of various financial and business planning functions and then rotated into executive roles covering new product development, brand management and product supply management. He led work associated with significant milestones in the company’s growth, including the spin-off of Marriott Vacations Worldwide from Marriott International in 2011.

He most recently served as SVP, global operational finance, where he led a global team responsible for all aspects of finance and accounting in support of the company’s sales and marketing, operations, development and rentals organizations within the vacation ownership segment. Prior to joining the company, Terry worked at The Walt Disney Company and at Arthur Andersen LLP.

Innisfree Hotels hires Brittney Barnett as director of sustainability
Innisfree Hotels has appointed Brittney Barnett as director of sustainability. She comes to Innisfree with more than seven years’ experience in development economics; urban and regional planning; and sustainability.

Barnett will focus on building out the Planet portion of Innisfree’s Triple Bottom Line, which prioritizes People, Planet and Profit as key components of the company’s culture and operations, according to the company. Focusing on implementing environmental initiatives, Barnett hopes to foster company-wide regenerative practices and mitigate the overall environmental impact of Innisfree’s portfolio.

An American Planning Association (AICP) certified planner and a LEED Green Associate, Barnett comes to Innisfree with a documented understanding of the latest green building standards and a strong commitment to ethical urban planning.