Laura-JungMs. Jung, who will be responsible for the Midwest and Canadian markets, joins the hotel from the Hilton Union Square where she spent the past 16 years and was most recently the Director of Group Sales. She is a San Francisco native and a graduate of San Jose State University. Ms. Jung began her career in hospitality at the Hilton San Francisco Airport.

"Laura is a perfect addition to our team as she is well respected in the industry and has an extensive client base," notes Mr. Manchen. "She is looking forward to introducing meeting and incentive planners in her sales region to our property which is in the final phases of a $90 million rejuvenation."

The San Francisco Marriott Marquis is a 39-story, 1,499 room property just steps from Market Street, the Moscone Convention Center, Yerba Buena Gardens, and Union Square. The hotel's 1,362 rooms and 137 suites feature Marriott's signature bedding with plush crisp linens, 32-inch LCD high definition TVs with a plug-in panel, high-speed Internet, and work desk. Hotel facilities include the Fitness Center & Spa, an indoor pool, whirlpool, and five restaurants and bars including Mission Grille, 4th Street Bar & Grill, The View, Bin 55 Restaurant and Wine Bar, and Starbucks Coffee House. The property features 117,000 square feet of meeting space and 59 meeting rooms, the largest of which is the Yerba Ballroom with a total meeting space of 39,621 square feet and a seating capacity of 5,500.