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  • Gregg Saretsky retires from WestJet

    Ed Sims appointed new President and CEO WestJet has announced Gregg Saretsky, President and CEO, has advised the time has come for him to retire from the company. Having found his successor, he has agreed with the company that his retirement will be effective immediately. “For the past eight years, it’s been my privilege to lead team WestJet through a tremendous period of growth and success,” said Gregg Saretsky. “I am pleased with the continued growth and profitability we’ve achieved together. With plans…

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  • New president and CEO of RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg announced

    Convention Centre Corporation Board of Directors announce the appointment of new president and CEO After 25 years at the helm of the RBC Convention Centre, President and CEO Klaus Lahr will be retiring this spring. Following a lengthy search, Crystal Laborero, Board Chair, and Search Committee Chair Danny Akman have announced that Drew Fisher will be appointed to the position effective March 15, 2018. Fisher will join the convention centre with over 30 years of experience in the hospitality and…

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  • Metro Toronto Convention Centre president and CEO honoured with PCMA Lifetime Achievement Award

    The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) congratulates Barry Smith, President and CEO, on being honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Education Foundation at the 2017 Visionary Awards in Washington, D.C. Smith is one of the first Canadians to ever receive this prestigious award, which recognizes inspirational leaders for their extraordinary contributions to the business events industry. The award acknowledges Barry as an industry pioneer who has earned a strong reputation for successfully attracting international business…

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  • American Express Global Business Travel announces new CEO

    Industry veteran Doug Anderson joins GBT to accelerate next phase of transformational growth American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has announced Doug Anderson joins the company as CEO, effective immediately. With more than 30 years of global management experience, Doug takes the helm of GBT to accelerate the organization’s strong growth trajectory. “Now more than ever, GBT is an innovator in travel management and a company that is forging the way toward a new definition of business travel,” said Doug…

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  • Delta Hotels and Resorts names new President and CEO

    The British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC) and the Board of Directors of Delta Hotels and Resorts are pleased to announce that industry veteran Kenneth M. Greene has been named President & Chief Executive Officer of Delta Hotels and Resorts, one of Canada’s leading hotel management companies. Ken will officially assume his role in September 2012.

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