Stephen Hahn has been named area vice president of sales and marketing for The Ritz-Carlton Hotels, Caribbean & Mexico. Hahn will lead all sales and marketing efforts for five hotels currently operating in the region, in addition to hotels under development.
Hahn joins the Caribbean and Mexico from Marriott International where he served as director for western region market sales. In 20 years with Marriott International Inc., Hahn served divisions including Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Courtyard by Marriott, conference centers, national accounts and segment sales and marketing.
He developed the first Event Booking Center and was a member of the sales task force, which developed many of the key sales strategy processes used today by the Marriott sales and event teams.
During his tenure as director of western region market sales he oversaw six distinct business units including a group and lead referral team, which achieved record results in 2008, as well as texas market sales record results in 2009. He served as an integral part of sales leadership team for Marriott's western region.