SDI Meetings and Incentives appoints new president

Chicago-based agency makes leadership change but former president will continue in role as company founder.

SDI Meetings and Incentives has confirmed that Craig Dooley will succeed Scott Dillion as company president from 1 January 2020. Dillion will continue in his role as SDI’s founder.

Dooley will be responsible for the strategic and day-to-day management of the business, overseeing client programmes and pursuing new business and growth opportunities. 

He said: "As I take the leadership reins at such a successful point in SDI’s story, I’m excited to work even more closely with our tenured clients and new ones to support their growth and deliver the perfect experience, whether it’s a celebratory island escape, a complex 3,000-person global sales meeting, or a secluded, secure board meeting."

Dooley joined SDI in January 2019 from StoneWorks Advisory LLC, a consulting and executive coaching firm he founded. He has held leadership positions at Clarion Events and Emerald Expositions over the course of his 26-year career, across incentive travel, special events, corporate meetings and conferences. 

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