Chief Development Officer - Europe, Middle East & Africa
In his capacity of Chief Development Officer, Jerome oversees the expansion of Marriott International across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Based in Zurich, Jerome leads a team of development experts committed to growing Marriott International’s footprint and further strengthening the company’s position as the world’s largest travel company.
Previously, Jerome was leading the Middle East & Africa development team and was in charge of the expansion of the branded residences business line of Marriott International across all brands in the Middle East and Africa. His extensive network and solid market reputation built over more than a decade spent in the region have enabled Jerome to bring some of the company’s most iconic brands to the continent, including Edition and Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, as well as expand the midscale and full-service brands in underprovided submarkets.
Prior to joining Marriott International, Jerome has advised international clients in successfully conducting hotel transactions both in Europe and the Middle East, having been a senior member of the Capital Markets team of Jones Lang Lasalle in Dubai and previously in Paris.
Jerome holds a BSc in Finance from INSEEC Paris and an MBA from ESSEC Paris in Hospitality Management.
See Jerome Briet speak in the following sessions:
14:00 – 14:30
Development Bright Spots in the Middle East & Africa