Mercer steps up at Marriott
Brisbane, Australia – 7 February 2018 –
Marriott International names Brad Mercer as complex general manager of The Westin Brisbane and Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane.
Mercer will be pivotal in continuing to build the Four Points by Sheraton profile in Brisbane and in launching The Westin Brisbane, which is slated to open on 5 November, 2018.
As complex general manager, he will function as the primary strategic business leader of both properties. He will be responsible for all aspects of the hotels’ operation and performance, including strategy execution and guest experience. In particular, he will oversee the opening of the 298-room The Westin Brisbane, managing team recruitment and brand positioning to ensure the successful launch of the Westin brand within the Brisbane market.
Mercer reports to Sean Hunt, area vice president, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, Marriott International.
Mercer, who has 22 years’ experience, joined Marriott International in 2007 as executive assistant manager of The Westin Denarau, Fiji, transferring to the Sheraton on the Park, Sydney in 2010, as hotel manager.
In 2013, he was appointed opening general manager of Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane, where his leadership saw the 246-room property win the Australian Hotels Association Excellence Award for Best Superior Accommodation in 2014.