Kim Davis Severini Named Vice President of Marketing for Newport Beach Conference & Visitors Bureau
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KIM DAVIS SEVERINI NAMED VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING FOR NEWPORT BEACH CONFERENCE & VISITORS BUREAU
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.(November 11, 2008) - Kim Davis Severini, a seasoned marketing and sales executive possessing over 20 years of experience with some of the nation's top travel and hotel brands, has been named Vice President of Marketing for the Newport Beach Conference and Visitors Bureau.
experience will bring tremendous benefit to our organization and our efforts to maximize all marketing and communications opportunities for our partners and the city," said Sherwin.
"Working with some of the top-names in travel around the world, Kim
has an impressive track record of increasing brand recognition and creating successful innovative marketing efforts.
We're delighted to have her
join our team here in Newport Beach."
will report directly to Sherwin.
Most recently, Severini served as President and Owner of KDS Marketing & Sales Solutions, a boutique firm specializing in consumer and trade marketing & sales campaigns for companies interested in the U.S. Travel Industry.
Severini is also a 10-year veteran of the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, where she was Director of Travel Industry Sales and Marketing.
Disney career she
was responsible for the strategic design, development and implementation of travel trade marketing campaigns and wholesale sales efforts for Walt Disney Company
Severini's career also included Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Florida-based Grand Expeditions Inc.
, Director of Sales for MadetoOrder.com
, Regional Sales Manager for Eastern Airlines and Sales for Hyatt Hotels
varied career Severini has been named one of the "Top 200 Women in Travel," plus one of the "Top 100 Rising Stars" by Travel Agent Magazine
is a former Board of Director for LA Business Travel Association
(2006/2007) and Mentoring USA, in addition to being named LABTA Allied Partner of the Year (2007) and Clothes the Deal Sponsor of the Year(2007.
"I look forward to taking the marketing efforts of the Newport Beach Conference and Visitors Bureau
to an entirely new level," said Severini