Harvard Business School, Amherst College
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Frits D. van Paasschen (born 1961, The Netherlands) is the former chief executive officer of Starwood Hotels and Resorts and formerly an executive with Coors Brewing Company.
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Van Paasschen served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. from September 2007 until February 2015. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Coors Brewing Company from March 29, 2005 to August 31, 2007. Beginning in 1983, he served in various management positions with Boston Consulting Group, First Call Corporation, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and McKinsey & Company. He served as the Head of U.S. Operations of Molson Coors Brewing Company from March 2005 to September 2007. He served as Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa of Nike Inc. from 2000 to 2004. van Paasschen served as Vice President and General Manager of Canada, Latin America and Africa of Nike Inc. from 1998 to 2000 and served as its Vice President of Global Strategic Planning from 1998. He served as Vice President of Finance & Planning of Disney Consumer Products, The Walt Disney Company since 1995 and was engaged in management and business consulting. He served as Chairman and Nike Representative of the European-American Industrial Council from 2000 to 2004. He has been a Non-Executive Director of Barclays PLC since August 1, 2013. He has been a Director of Barclays Bank PLC since August 1, 2013 and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. since September 24, 2007. Paasschen served as Director of The Jones Group Inc. since November 30, 2006. He served as Independent Director of Oakley, Inc. from September 2005 to November 2007. Frits is also a keynote speaker and consultant. In 2013, van Paasschen was named Conti Professor at the Pennsylvania State University School of Hospitality Management for the Spring semester.
Van Paasschen holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Biology from Amherst College in Massachusetts and MBA from Harvard Business School.