Monday, September 12, 2016

Waterton Appoints Mark Jeffery as General Manager of Sheraton Needham Hotel in Suburban Boston


Mark Jeffery
BOSTON, MA,  Sept. 12, 2016 – Waterton, a U.S. real estate investor and operator, today announced it has appointed Mark Jeffery as general manager of the Sheraton Needham Hotel in Needham, Mass. 

A 30-year veteran of the hospitality industry, Jeffery will be responsible for overall operations of the 247-key hotel, leading a team of 110 on-site associates.

"Mark’s extensive experience both in the U.S. and overseas made him uniquely qualified to lead the team at the Sheraton Needham,” said Patrick Hansen, senior vice president of hospitality operations at Waterton. 

“Over the years, Mark has done it all, from spearheading the launch of new hotels to finding creative ways to further increase the visibility, and profitability, of existing properties that find themselves in a constant state of reinvention in today’s highly competitive market.”

Jeffery most recently spent five years as general manager of the Boston Newton Marriott, repositioning the property through effective management practices and a strategic budget and capital plan that boosted all major financial performance metrics.

 He previously served as general manager of the Renaissance Boston at Patriot Place Hotel & Spa, leading the award-winning opening of the hotel in 2009. Prior to that, he held various positions with Marriott International Inc., one of which included auditing hotels in the United Kingdom, dating back to 1999. 

As senior director of operations for Marriott’s Eastern region, his most recent role with the company, he oversaw a portfolio of 43 hotels located between Pennsylvania and Maine, achieving the highest-ever guest satisfaction rating for the area.

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For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Abe Tekippe,, (312) 267-4528
Kim Manning,, (312) 267-4527

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