Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

February 15 2012


Alicia Leonard

Hilton Worldwide Appoints Sherry Romello As Senior Director, Hilton Meetings & Product Management

Hilton Worldwide announced the appointment of Sherry Romello as senior director, Hilton meetings and product management. Romello reports to Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, and leads efforts to advance the positioning and product development for the meeting and convention segment across all Hilton Worldwide brands, with a significant focus on Hilton Hotels & Resorts. Romello joined Hilton Worldwide from the National Association of Convenience Stores where she held the position of vice president, Meetings & Conventions. Romello began her position in January and is based at Hilton Worldwide's Global Headquarters.


Lyn Lewis-Smith announced as Chief Executive Officer

Business Events Sydney's (BESydney) Chairman, Col Hughes, has announced that Lyn Lewis-Smith has been officially appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Australia's leading convention bureau.

The announcement has been greeted as a sign of stability and growth within BESydney. Lyn has achieved strong results during her time as Chief Operating Officer, and most recently as Acting Chief Executive Officer.

"Lyn has extensive experience both in the business events and tourism industry. She is absolutely the right leader for the BESydney team and her appointment is both well-deserved and a key driver for BESydney's ongoing success," comments Col Hughes.


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