Recent CMP Graduates
Congratulations to all of the new Certified Meeting Professionals
Aoife Delaney, Director of Global Sales for Ovation, the destination services division of event management agency MCI, has been elected Vice-President of the motivational experience and incentives association, Site, for 2014.
Singapore Marriott Hotel has announced Pauline Ng will join the team as Director of Sales. She was the assistant director of Sales – MICE at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore before joining Singapore Marriott Hotel.
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has appointed Oliver Bonke to the position of Americas Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). He will be responsible for leading Brand Management and Sales and Marketing in the Americas, as well as will serve on the region’s senior leadership committee.
Roselyn Cosentino has joined Del Mar Escapes in Los Cabos, Mexico, as sales and promotion representative. Most recently, Cosentino was chief marketing officer for Luxe Worldwide Hotels.
Catherine Salerno has been named director of sales and marketing at the Hilton Short Hills in New Jersey. Salerno most recently was area director of sales for HEI Hotels & Resorts, responsible for the sales departments at the Marriott Hanover in Whippany, New Jersey, and the Embassy Suites Tysons Corner and Le Meridian Arlington hotels in Virginia.
Junior Tauvaa Named Sr. VP for Anaheim/Orange County VCB. He will start as Sr. Vice President of Convention Sales & Meeting Solutions on Oct. 1. Tauvaa was previously Sr. Vice President of Strategic Partnerships with MPI and its Foundation.
Brad C. Mettler
Hyatt Hotels Corp. has put Brad C. Mettler in charge of sales and marketing for the Grand Hyatt New York in Midtown Manhattan. Mettler has spent most of his 15-year career with Hyatt, overseeing sales and marketing efforts at properties at Lake Tahoe in Nevada; in Albuquerque, N.M.; in La Jolla, Calif.; in Greenville, S.C.; and elsewhere. For the last four years, he served as director of sales and marketing at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa in Honolulu
Wyndham Jade has added Lili Larson to its sales force to answer the growing needs of the national and state association market who are seeking innovative convention housing and registration solutions and site selection services.
The Endocrine Society is announced the selection of Barbara Byrd Keenan as the organization’s next chief executive officer. Ms. Keenan brings more than two decades of impressive association management and leadership, with particular expertise in development, marketing, positioning and partnerships—all qualities that will help the Society accelerate its growth and impact.