Bruce Winton was named General Manager of the Marriott Hotel Manila in April 2013 and then Cluster General Manager in February 2017 to include the new Courtyard by Marriott in Iloilo, opening on May 1st 2018 and the Sheraton Manila scheduled to open in November 2018. A 28 year veteran of Marriott International, Bruce has worked his way up through the ranks from culinary intern at his first hotel in Hartford Connecticut, to his current role here in Manila. Bruce is a graduate of Napier University in Edinburgh Scotland and also The University of Southern New Hampshire in Manchester, NH with a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Administration. He is currently finishing an Executive Leadership Certificate through Cornell University.
Bruce has been recognized many times at Marriott International. He was Manager of Year at the JW Marriott Washington DC, Operations Leadership Excellence Award winner for the Asia Pacific Region in 2009, Spirit to Serve Leadership Award Winner for Asia Pacific in 2014 and General Manager of the Year for Asia-Pacific in 2012 and recently again in 2017.
He is married to Christina and has 2 teenage children Alex and Colin. Bruce is passionate about providing growing opportunities for the talented workforce of the Philippines and advocates actively for legislation that enables job creation.