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Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson Has Cancer, Plans to Stay in Role

  • Pancreatic cancer, one of deadliest types, was caught early
  • Sorenson will start chemotherapy next week followed by surgery
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Marriott International Inc. Chief Executive Officer Arne Sorenson has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest types of the disease, and plans to continue working while undergoing treatment.

Sorenson, 60, and will begin chemotherapy for the stage 2 cancer next week, followed by surgery toward the end of the year, the company said in a statement.