Markus Lewe joins HR Group from Marriott International, for which he worked in various capacities since 1993. Most recently, Markus served as Area Vice President Central Europe at Marriott since 2015. As part of this role, he supported the integration process of the Starwood portfolio into the Marriott Group, was responsible for important restructuring and modernization processes of the group, managed central purchasing and was responsible for a portfolio of over 50 hotels with a sales volume of 800 million euros. From 2014 to 2015, Markus worked from London in the role of Market Vice President UK (England, Scotland, Wales) for 30 Marriott hotels in the 4- and 5-star segment.
The hotel career of the native of Essen began in the early 1990s with a hotel management apprenticeship at the Maritim Golf & Sporthotel Timmendorfer Strand. In 1993, Markus Lewe moved to the Marriott Hamburg as a Reservation Sales Agent. In the years that followed, he held various other positions at Marriott in sales, revenue management and project management before Markus took on leadership roles as General Manager in Munich and Berlin and as Regional Vice President of Revenue Strategy Continental Europe.