Select Group Marketing appoints Jan Zandboer as Director, Business Development

It is with great pleasure that Select Group Marketing announce the appointment of Jan Zandboer, as Director, Business Development.

Jan has over 30 years experience in the tourism and hospitality industries including The Netherlands Board of Tourism and The RMR Group as well as marketing various tourist boards, hotels and airlines.

His extensive national network embraces both the MICE market and other segments of the industry, including travel media, tour operators and travel agencies (Chains and consortiums).

He is a well known and respected member of the Canadian tourism community, recognized for his volunteer contribution with various industry associations including Chairman of the European Travel Commission, President of ANTOR as well as being a member of Skal, where he was Person of the Year.

“Jan’s depth of experience, up beat personality and extensive network will move SGM forward as we approach our 25th Anniversary in 2012” says Moira Hearn, President of SGM. Besides the contribution to our business results, his winning style and approach are a positive element to SGM’s expansion.

SGM is Canada’s leading marketing representation company specializing in the Canadian MICE industry. Our portfolio includes many of the foremost destination management companies in the world, including, BBC Destination Management, New Orleans,  Spectra in England and Scotland, Horizon in Greece,  Senator Meeting & Incentive Travel in the Czech Republic, Portugal Travel Team, Russkie Prostori, EMI –Italy, Gemini in Turkey, Premio DMC in Costa Rica and selected Ovation Global offices in over 30 destinations worldwide.

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