David A. Rodriguez assumed the role of executive vice president and global chief human resources officer for Marriott International in 2006. Dr. Rodriguez was appointed a corporate officer in 2000, and in 2004, to the board of directors’ Inclusion and Social Impact Committee (formerly known as Committee for Excellence) that focuses on advancing employee wellbeing and inclusion in the company.
Dr. Rodriguez joined Marriott International and assumed the role of senior vice president – human resources in 1998. In 2003, he was appointed executive vice president with corporate-wide responsibility for various human resources functions as well as for the Marriott Lodging division. Prior to joining Marriott International, Dr. Rodriguez held various human resources leadership positions at Citicorp (now Citigroup).
Dr. Rodriguez graduated from New York University in 1980 with a bachelor of arts and in 1987 with a Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology. He is on the Board of Directors for Human Resources Policy Association and the Board of Governors for the Health Transformation Alliance, is a vice chair of the American Health Policy Institute and a member of the HR People + Strategy Executive Advisory Council.
Dr. Rodriguez was inducted as a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources in 2014.