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MARRIOTT INT'A' : Marriott Awards Employees With Company’s Highest Honor

05/15/2012 | 11:02am US/Eastern

Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) has honored eight employees with its highest honor, the J. Willard Marriott Award of Excellence.  Established in 1987, in honor of the company's founder, the Award of Excellence is presented annually to Marriott employees nominated by their supervisors or peers for their outstanding performance.  These selected employees embody the company's core values by putting people first; pursuing excellence; embracing change; acting with integrity; and serving our world.   [Bill Marriott blogged about some of this year's honorees.]

Marriott also announced the recipients of its Alice S. Marriott Award for Community Service, and the J. W. Marriott, Jr., Diversity Excellence Award.  

For the Award of Excellence, Marriott's senior management selected the following honorees:
[ Check out Our Stories to learn more about each honoree.]

The Alice S. Marriott Award for Community Service is presented to a Marriott business unit and its team of employees in recognition of excellence in corporate citizenship.  This prestigious award recognizes the desire of Marriott and its people to carry on the commitment of the company's founders by giving energy, time and resources to help improve the lives of others.  This year's recipient was The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore.

The J.W. Marriott, Jr. Diversity Excellence Award is the highest form of recognition for a business unit, corporate department or individual that demonstrates excellence in promoting diversity and building an environment of inclusion for all. This year's recipient was the Western Southwest Sales Organization, Irvine, California.

The awards were presented at a special gala at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda, Md.   During the ceremony a special video was shown with Bill Marriott sharing his lessons in leadership, about the world of opportunity at Marriott International and how our core values have sustained the company for 85 years.

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