Swiss CVB's Phillips to take US role

Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau manager (meetings and incentives) Caroline Phillips is stepping down from her role after more than 10 years as she seeks to replicate her UK success in the US. September will see Phillips take on the position of director of sales and marketing (North America) for the convention bureau at its New York office. She will have two staff reporting into her and she replaces Carol Voeffrey, who is taking a career break. “With the help of a great team, I believe I have managed to position Switzerland very well within the UK C&I market and achieve a significant increase in business,” Phillips told C&IT. “My remit in North America will be to drive a similar level of success.” The UK CVB is now looking for a replacement for Phillips, with the hope of employing someone by late summer to allow for a handover period to take place.

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