The Metro Toronto Convention Centre appoints Ron Pellerine as GM

Press Release

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Pellerine to the position of General Manager. Pellerine will join the MTCC team on September 16, 2019 after serving as General Manager at the Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto.

With over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Pellerine has worked internationally in the U.S., Europe and Asia, and brings extensive experience in all aspects of facility operations. Prior to the Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto, he held the position of General Manager at the Langham, Boston and the Chelsea Hotel in Toronto, where he oversaw Canada’s largest hotel.

“Ron Pellerine has a strong record of leadership excellence in operating some of the finest properties across the globe,” said Lorenz Hassenstein, President & CEO at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. “His knowledge and experience will be valuable to the MTCC and we look forward to welcoming him to our team.”

About the Metro Toronto Convention Centre

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre is Canada’s number one convention and trade show facility. Over the past 34 years, the Centre has hosted over 20,000 events and has added $6.3 billion in direct spending economic impact to the community. For further information, please visit

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