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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
WORLD - Global Experience Specialists (GES) has acquired international AV specialist Blitz Communications, expanding its range of services further into the live events, conference and exhibition sector.
AMERICAS - The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) has announced a series of key financial and performance achievements since AEG Facilities took over the management of the city-owned facility in December 2013.
MIDDLE EAST - As part of DTCM's campaign to raise awareness of the city's offering as a destination for business events, 100 international meeting planners and business events journalists were invited for a three-day 'mega fam' in the emirate.