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David Ogilvie

Regional Vice President Sales & Marketing | Starwood Hotels & Resorts

David Ogilvie is Regional Vice President Sales & Marketing for Starwood Hotels in Canada a position he has held since June 2009.

Previously David was General Manager of the award winning and Four Diamond Westin Harbour Castle a position he held for 5 years.

Prior to that David was Vice President of Global Corporate Travel for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Starwood, through its St. Regis, Luxury Collection, Westin, Sheraton, Four Points and W brands, is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 700 hotels in 80 countries and 120,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Ogilvie was based in New York City at the Global Sales Office from January 2000 – November 2003.

David studied Hotel Management at Thameside University in London, England. Upon graduation, he worked for the world-renowned Savoy Hotel Company and other five-star properties before making his way back to the American side of the Atlantic. David also has over 20 years of sales and marketing expertise with Sheraton, working at properties in Montreal, Chicago and Toronto.

Dedicated to his profession, David has been very active over the years with many industry associations and affiliations. He is a past board member and treasurer with the Association of Corporate Travel Executives and the Institute of Business Travel Management. He now serves As Chair of the Board of Tourism Toronto and the sits on the board of the Greater Toronto Hotel Association.

Outside the Hotel business, David is on the board of Special Olympics Celebrities Festival which is the largest annual fund raising event for Special Olympics Canada.

In April 2000, David was honored with the President’s Award from the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE). This award is given to the member who has made the most significant contribution to the association. In this same year, he was also awarded with Starwood’s Chairman’s Award.

David Ogilvie

Regional Vice President Sales & Marketing