Biography

Aylwin Lewis

Marriott International

Aylwin Lewis spent 4 years working in the restaurant and retail industries. He was the COO of Pizza Hut, president and COO of Yum Brands, president and CEO of Kmart, president and CEO of Sears Holdings, and chair and CEO Potbelly Sandwich Works.

He currently serves on the boards of Voya Financial, Chefs’ Warehouse, and Marriott International. He has also served on the boards of Starwood Hotels, Halliburton, Walt Disney, and Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, among other public and private companies. He holds a BA and a BS from the University of Houston, a master of HRM from Houston Baptist University, and an MBA from the University of Houston. Aylwin was born and raised in Houston, Texas.