Catherine Chaulet of Global DMC Partners.
WASHINGTON - Global DMC Partners (GDP), a global network of independently-owned destination management companies (DMCs) and creative event experts, has appointed its president Catherine Chaulet as the organisation's CEO.
Ms Chaulet has been Global DMC Partners' president for the past six years and will remain in the role. With her expanded portfolio, Ms Chaulet will further champion the hospitality industry and its critical influence on the global economy.
She will continue to speak on global trends and educate the industry on important topics, ranging from over- to under-tourism, hospitality's impact on local economies, group booking trends and top meeting and incentive destinations.
"In the year ahead, she will travel extensively, connecting with DMC partners and clients while building upon the company's strong foundation in the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions category," a media release announcing the appointment read.
Ms Chaulet said of her appointment: "I am particularly proud to be working with an exceptionally talented team that is focused on implementing the best solutions and strongest value to our clients. The future looks extremely bright as we further identify and unlock growth opportunities with our global network of DMCs."