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GES has promoted Jay Altizer to president of the global company. He joined GES in May 2018 as president, North America. Altizer, who has extensive management experience, including operational excellence, business development, and product innovation, previously led teams at Dean Foods, PepsiCo, and Bain & Company.
The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has named Linda Baynham director of sustainability and corporate social responsibility, a newly established position. In this role, she will focus on establishing company-wide sustainability and corporate social responsibility goals through initiatives on new construction projects, existing assets, and sustainability programs. Baynham has more than 20years of experience in the environmental, energy, and utility sectors. She previously served as a consultant for major clients such as Entergy New Orleans, Franklin Energy, Aptim, and CLEAResult, helping businesses and residential customers reduce energy use.
Hargrove has hired Rachel Paisley as the new director of sales, events. Paisley has extensive experience in the events industry, most recently serving as vice president of business development for Red Velvet Events in Austin. She has more than 17 years of director-level experience, and previously worked with Aztec Events and Tents, Redstone Hospitality, and Dolce International.