Val Bauduin is the Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for Marriott International. In this role, Mr. Bauduin is responsible for the accounting operations of the company, oversight of Financial Reporting & Analysis, Accounting Policy, Governance, Risk Management, Accenture Hospitality Services, and the Corporate Finance Business Partners.
Prior to joining Marriott, Mr. Bauduin was a partner and the U.S. Hospitality practice leader for Deloitte & Touche LLP. He also served as a Travel, Hospitality & Leisure industry expert for Deloitte teams globally. In that role, he supported audit, tax, consulting and advisory teams in delivering client services to major hospitality companies. While at Deloitte, Mr. Bauduin led the audit of a large gaming company and supported capital market transactions (including initial public offerings, debt, issuances, repurchases, debt-for-equity swaps and related derivative instruments), spinoffs and real estate development projects related to gaming and hospitality.
Mr. Bauduin earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame in economics and accounting. He also holds an MBA in finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). Additionally, Mr. Bauduin is a member of the America’s Lodging Investment Summit and is a regular speaker at various hospitality conferences, including the Travel Distribution Summit of North America and the STR Hotel Data Conference.