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KEITH HERDMAN TO MAN THE HELM OF MCVB AS ACTING CEO posted on: 29/7/2011 15:38:34
AUSTRALIA - Keith Herdman has been appointed the Acting CEO of the Melbourne Convention and Visitors Bureau (MCVB) following the departure of Sandra Chipchase.
The MCVB’s Chairman Chris Barlow made the announcement, adding: “The Board has every confidence in Keith’s ability to keep MCVB firmly focussed on the business at hand while the recruitment process is underway.”
Herdman has been part of MCVB’s Senior Management team since August 2006.
Chipchase announced her departure earlier this month and has joined New South Wales’ Government's new tourism body, Destination NSW.
Jo Fisher Executive Search (JFE) has been appointed to undertake the executive search process for the next CEO. Potential candidates are encouraged to contact Senior Consultant, Linda Dewar at firstname.lastname@example.org
EUROPE - Conference organiser and event management software specialist Xing Events has launched its fourth annual online survey among event organisers on the subject of social media within the event industry.
AMERICAS - International Association of Conference Centres-Americas handed out its annual awards and scholarships at the 33rd IACC-Americas annual conference at Pacific Palms Resort in Los Angeles recently.
EUROPE - Scotland's Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC), in partnership with the James Hutton Institute, has announced that the European Society for Rural Sociology (ESRS) has chosen Aberdeen as the host City for its 2015 congress.
EUROPE - Amsterdam RAI posted a 2013 net profit of US$4.56m (2012: $2.9m). The venue management says the increased profits resulted from an exceptional conference year and growth in the RAI's international activities.