Frits D. van Paasschen is a businessperson who has been at the head of 6 different companies.
He is Chairman of Convene, Inc. and President & Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Holdings, Inc.
He is also on the board of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Koninklijke DSM NV, DSM-AGI Corp. and citizenM Operations Holding BV.
In the past he held the position of Chairman-Supervisory Board at Apollo Hotels, Principal at The Boston Consulting Group, Inc., Principal at Mercator Investments Ltd., VP, General Manager-Europe, Middle East & Africa at NIKE, Inc., President & Chief Executive Officer for Starwood Hotels & Resorts, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide LLC, President & Chief Executive Officer of Coors Brewing Co., Vice President-Finance & Planning at Disney Consumer Products, Inc. and Principal at McKinsey & Co., Inc. (Canada).
Mr. Van Paasschen received an undergraduate degree from Amherst College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.