Simon F. Cooper
- President and Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, Marriott International, Hong Kong SAR
Formerly with Canadian Pacific Hotels & Resorts. 2001, President and COO, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. With Marriott International: three years as President, Marriott Lodging Canada; currently President and Managing Director; oversees operations, development and strategic positioning in Asia-Pacific; has presided over a major expansion of the brand which now numbers 73 hotels in countries around the world. Former Member: Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars; Canada Institute Advisory Board. Former Chairman, Board of Governors, University of Guelph. Member, The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, Scotland. Recipient, honours and awards, including: Corporate Hotelier of the World, HOTELS magazine (2008); Honorary Doctor of Laws, University of Guelph, Canada (2010).