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Residence: Bethesda, Md.
What keeps him busy: CEO of Marriott International, General Partner of JWM Assn.
Although his father founded the hotel chain, Bill Marriott's leadership helped Marriott International (MAR) grow into a global lodging company with more than 3,200 properties in 66 countries. At the age of 45, Marriott, a senior member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, became President of Marriott International and in 1993 he became CEO. Marriott is also a general partner of JWM Assn. In 2009, Marriott's executive compensation totalled $12,148,140.