Maritz Travel – A Maritz Global Events Company has appointed Mary Casey senior vice president of sales and marketing. In this role, Casey will be responsible for guiding the company’s global sales and marketing strategy, while overseeing the company’s entire sales and marketing team. Casey, who has nearly 30 years of global hospitality sales experience, most recently served as senior vice president of sales and field marketing for North America at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.
JPdL Destination Management has opened JPdL West, its sixth Canadian office, in Vancouver, to be headed up by Shira Gordon, CMP. Gordon, whose new title is director, JPdL West, brings more than 10 years of experience in planning conferences and corporate and educational programs to this role.
Sharon Keane has been named Convention Data Services’ new sales and exhibitor services manager. In her new role, Keane will lead the account management and exhibitor services team with a focus on servicing partnerships with the company’s show-management clients.
Event-management software company etouches has hired Chalva Tchkotoua as its new chief marketing officer, leading the global enterprise marketing strategy and go-to-market initiatives aligned to key industry verticals. Tchkotoua recently led global marketing efforts for Time Warner Cable’s enterprise, carrier, and cloud services business.