Acorn winners 2011 – Marianne Brown

10 June 2011
Acorn winners 2011 – Marianne Brown

Age 28
Position Operations manager, Thistle Hotels
Nominator Christian Armstrong
Proudest career moment Winning my Acorn
Greatest inspiration I really found Zoe Jenkins an inspiration. Before that it was my father.
Ambition To be a general manager, but more importantly an inspirational leader within the industry.

Marianne Brown trained at the Thistle Euston, before assuming the role of guest relations manager, first at Cannizaro House hotel in Wimbledon and then at the Thistle Barbican.

Spells as front of house manager and front office manager followed at other London Thistle hotels before she achieved the role of operations manager at the Thistle Piccadilly and the Royal Trafalgar in Leicester Square.

Brown currently works as operations manager at Kensington Gardens. According to her nominator, her first general manager role isn't far away.

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