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Chris Gabaldon '21 Contributor Since 2021

Senior Vice President, Luxury Brands | Marriott International


Chris Gabaldon is Senior Vice President, Luxury Brands for Marriott International, where he oversees global brand operations and marketing strategy for the company’s powerful luxury portfolio. Spanning all corners of the world, Marriott International’s luxury brands group offers a boundless network of more than 440 landmark hotels and resorts enlivened through The Ritz-Carlton, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, EDITION, The Luxury Collection, JW Marriott and W Hotels. In collaboration with the company’s global development team, Chris is leading the way in growing this prestigious portfolio while defining the rare and enriching experiences the modern luxury traveler craves.

Thought Leadership By Chris:

Why Culture is the Foundation for Any Luxury Brand

A strong brand identity and commitment to culture can turn challenges into opportunities.
By Chris Gabaldon | Marriott International