Appointment of J.J. Gubbins as Euromic's first Chief Executive Officer. Gubbins, a hospitality-industry veteran from the Chicago area, spent 25 years with ITT Sheraton, now a Division of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
As a corporate Vice President and Director of Global Incentive Sales, Gubbins
had the opportunity to maximize one of his
greatest strengths, which is developing and maintaining long term relationships with major clients in the Incentive Industry spanning North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Pacific Rim.
"The new Euromic, with J.J.
at its helm, will blend the mutuality of the association with all the commercial potential of a new company."Gubbins, who recently began his duties as CEO, has a clear vision for the company."My first charge will be to re-energize the organization and develop new partnerships that significantly expand the reach Euromic has developed over 25 years," Gubbins said.
"I understand what the meeting and incentive planner requires.To put it simply, it is a matter of approaching the marketplace with a customer's point of view."Gubbins served as President of the Society of Travel Executives (SITE) and is in his 12th year as a SITE Foundation Trustee.He
was recognized for his
contributions to the Incentive Travel Industry through the honor of the EIBTM-ITME Fellowship Award for Significant Contributions to the Incentive Industry, given annually in Geneva, Switzerland and the SITE President's Award for Creative Contributions to the Incentive Industry.He has been a guest lecturer at the SITE University, Meeting Planners International, the Incentive Travel & Meetings Exposition, the Canadian Incentive Symposium and the International Conference & Congress' Association (ICCA). Gubbins
will be headquartered in Chicago and his
office can be reached at 312-845-9734.
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