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Marriott International Announces Increase in Cash Dividend and New Board Member

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Bethesda, Md., USA - May 3, 2008, Bethesda, Md., USA - Marriott International, Inc. announced that Mary K. Bush has joined Marriott's board of directors after her election by shareholders.

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Ms. Bush holds an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Chicago and a B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude from Fisk University. Since 1991, Ms. Bush has been President of Bush International, LLC, a firm that advises governments and companies on capital markets and business development strategies. During the 1990’s, she also hosted "Markets and Technology", a nationwide cable television program on global business and economic matters. In 2006, President Bush appointed her Chairman of the HELP Commission. She was Managing Director of the Federal Housing Finance Board from 1989-1991, and prior to that, Ms. Bush served as the Vice President of International Finance at Fannie Mae. Ms. Bush was appointed by the President and Senate-confirmed in 1982 and 1984, as Alternate Executive Director to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Board.In 1982 and 1983, Ms. Bush was the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department. In New York in the 1970’s, she managed relationships with Fortune 500 clients of Bankers Trust, Citibank and Chase Manhattan B


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