appointmentshotelsMarriott International Marriott International has announced the appointment of Brad Mercer to the position of Complex General Manager of The Westin Brisbane and Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane. Effective 15 March, 2018, Brad will be pivotal in continuing to build the Four Points by Sheraton profile in Brisbane and in launching The Westin Brisbane, which is slated to open on 5 November, 2018. He will be the primary strategic business leader of both properties, responsible for all aspects of the hotels’ operation and performance, including strategy execution and guest experience. In particular, he will oversee the opening of the 298-room The Westin Brisbane, managing team recruitment and brand positioning to ensure the successful launch of the Westin brand within the Brisbane market.Brad comes to his new role with 22 years experience, having first joined Marriott International in 2007 as Executive Assistant Manager of The Westin Denarau, Fiji, before transferring to the Sheraton on the Park, Sydney in 2010, as Hotel Manager. In 2013, he was appointed opening General Manager of Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane.