Ahead of the Hotel Show Dubai, 2016, dmg Events, Middle East, Asia and Africa has made a series of senior appointments with two high-profile executives as it looks to drive greater growth in its design and hospitality divisions.
Tony Crinion has been named as the portfolio director for design and Ray Tinston as the portfolio director for hospitality, as the two sectors prepare for a period of new launches and expansion. Crinion will work across Index Dubai and the inaugural edition of Index North Africa and Workspace, while Tinston will take charge of the Hotel Show Dubai, Hotel Show Saudi Arabia, the Leisure Show, and Piscine Middle East.
“I am delighted that we have been able to bring on board both Tony and Ray and feel that we have secured absolutely the very best candidates to help deliver the exciting and ambitious expansion plans for the Design and Hospitality Divisions,” said Andy Stuart, vice president, design and hospitality. “They are highly experienced event professionals who have significant experience in their respective sectors, which will really compliment the already strong senior team we have in place.”
The newly recruited senior executives will also lead a series of international launches scheduled to debut in 2017.