Ivica Čačić (pronounced Ivitza Chachitz) - Vice-President of Marriott Development for Eastern Europe & the CIS.
Born in Zagreb, Croatia in 1965, Ivica completed his academic training with a Master’s Degree at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.
He entered the hospitality industry by staring his own hotel consulting firm in 1999, specializing in hotel property evaluations and business turnarounds in Croatia. In 2007, he joined Marriott to turn his efforts toward developing new projects for Marriott in Balkans. Since beginning of 2012 Ivica is in charge of developing new Marriott projects in Eastern Europe the CIS.