Global event management specialist and DMC, Pacific World, has appointed Selina Chavry as its new global MD.
Pacific World operates in 30 countries and the appointment, the organisation says, heralds a new phase of its development into Latin America, North Europe, the Mediterranean, India and China in the coming months, as well as further investment in the event management space globally.
Chavry was previously regional director, Asia for the company and has developed a career in the industry over 15 years, including roles in London, Sydney and Singapore. She has a track record of building market leadership through innovation in the events, DMC and Strategic Meetings Management areas.
In parallel, Herve Joseph-Antoine takes the role of chairman for Pacific World and expands his responsibilities within parent company Hotelbeds Group as regional managing director, Asia Pacific, destination management.
Chavry said she was “excited” to take the lead of Pacific World, which in the past four years, she said, had transformed to a top global and forward-thinking market player.
“Together with Herve, we want to continue leading the way. Constantly challenging our business models is a must in an industry that is transforming so much,” Chavry added.
Joseph-Antoine said: “Selina is a well-respected, high-calibre and next generation leader of our industry. She is bringing a set of new ideas and a track record of making transformation happen. She is the best leader to drive the new expansion we are investing into new major geographies and stronger event management capabilities.”