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Professional Convention Management Association

June 09 2016

People On The Move This Month


Susan Holland

The Tides Inn has appointed Susan Holland as its new director of sales. Holland joins the Tides Inn with more than 20 years of Virginia hospitality experience. Most recently, she served as the corporate sales manager at Early Mountain Vineyards in Charlottesville, VA. 

Claudio Roscigno

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest global provider of sales, marketing and distribution services to independent luxury hotels, has announced the appointment of international hotelier Claudio Roscigno to the position of regional director, Middle East & North Africa, based out of the brand’s new regional headquarters in Dubai.

Daniela Paderi

Lester hotels management services announces that Daniela Paderi will join the company as head of sales with effect from 5th September 2016 based at our Potters bar office. Daniela has an impressive track record and brings a wealth of experience to us from major brands such as Starwood, Hyatt & Sheraton.

View more from week ​May 23

Brandon Lindley

Brandon Lindley, CMP, CPCE, CSEP has joined The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage as Senior Manager of Meetings and Special Events, effective immediately. Lindley was previously Catering Conference Manager at The Venetian and The Palazzo in Las Vegas.

Richard Robert

Kevin Wolfe, General Manager, Freeman Audio Visual Ottawa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Robert to Director of Sales for the company’s Ottawa branch, one of our largest and most successful Freeman operations.

Lindsey Youngren

Salishan Spa & Golf Resort in Gleneden Beach on Oregon’s central coast is pleased to announce the appointment of Lindsey Youngren to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing.

View more from week ​June 1

Betsey Bair

VCC welcomes Betsy Bair, Vice President, Strategic Narratives to the Velvet Chainsaw Consulting team. To better resonate with target attendees, most of their clients are embracing new and more agile attendance acquisition and communication strategies. Betsy’s vast expertise in content and digital marketing will improve ​their ability to help conference organizers engage and amplify their conference stories.

David Whitaker

David Whitaker, who has spent the past year as the marketing chief of national tourism bureau Brand USA, is expected to be named the new CEO of Chicago's tourism bureau next week, according to multiple sources close to the organization. Whitaker will replace Don Welsh, who resigned as CEO in February after a five-year run leading the city's tourism promotion efforts.

Sue Wheatley

Sue Wheatley has been appointed as the new director of sales & marketing at Fairmont The Palm. Wheatley’s new role at the 381-room resort was effective from June 1. Wheatley joins the Dubai resort directly from FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI) where she was executive director of luxury sales across FRHI’s three luxury brands, Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel.

View more from week ​June 6

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