Leadership Team

John Peyton

Senior Vice President, Global Initiatives

Mr. Peyton is Senior Vice President of Global Initiatives. In this role, he drives the implementation of key strategic priorities across the globe, including Supply Chain, Revenue Management, and Food and Beverage initiatives.

Previously, Mr. Peyton was Senior Vice President of Operations for Starwood North America, leading hotel operations for all brands and centralized functions.

Prior to April 2008, Mr. Peyton spent four years in Starwood’s Brand and Marketing division, where he led the Starwood Preferred Guest loyalty program, Partnership Marketing, and CRM as well as global brand teams. In 2001, he led Starwood in its launch of Six Sigma, becoming the first company in the hospitality industry to adopt Six Sigma as a way to improve business processes and drive innovative change.

Mr. Peyton joined Starwood after a ten year career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in both their Accounting and Consulting practices.

Mr. Peyton holds an MBA in Accounting and Marketing from New York University and a Bachelors degree in English from the University of Pennsylvania.