TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Egencia®, an Expedia, Inc. company, today announced the appointment of Terry Sloan as the new Director of Meetings & Incentives for North America. Sloan will focus on growing Egencia's overall Meetings & Incentives (M&I) business throughout North America, including group air and strategic meetings management.
"Egencia has been searching for an industry expert to lead our North American M&I business, and have been very stringent in this process, waiting for a candidate that has a deep background in M&I, far reaching industry knowledge, as well as strong operations and management experience," said Dirk Baerts, Managing Director, Egencia Canada. "Terry is an ideal fit for this position, and will be crucial to the continued evolution and growth of our M&I business."
Sloan is an experienced industry professional with over 20 years of experience in the M&I space, and in the North America region, and has held roles ranging from vice president of sales and operations to varying business development and management roles. Most recently, he was the Director of Business Development for North America at Carlson Wagonlit Travel.
"I am delighted to be leading the Egencia M&I team for North America. Egencia is a highly respected and innovative company and I look forward to leveraging my decades of experience in this space to propel Egencia M&I forward," said Terry Sloan, Director of Meetings & Incentives, North America. "It is my belief that exceptional performance and results are achieved through highly engaged people. I plan to leverage the talent at Egencia with my own experience to create a dynamic, industry leading offering for our customers."
Sloan resides in Toronto, and will be working out of Egencia's Mississauga office. He will be reporting directly to Dirk Baerts, Managing Director, Egencia Canada.
About Egencia, an Expedia, Inc. Company
Egencia is the fifth largest travel management company in the world. As part of Expedia, Inc., (Nasdaq:EXPE), the world's largest travel marketplace, Egencia helps businesses get ahead by offering the only truly integrated corporate travel service. Egencia's industry expertise helps drive results that matter, delivering meaningful advancements that have a real impact. By combining a powerful offline and online service, Egencia delivers a complete corporate travel offering supported by global market expertise and a best-in-class technology platform.
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