GES appoints new President

GES, a full-service event contractor, has announced the appointment of Jay Altizer as its new president.

GES provides all aspects of event delivery for international brands, as well as marketing services.

Altizer’s experience includes successfully leading teams at Dean Foods, PepsiCo, and Bain & Company.

Steve Moster, former GES President and current CEO of Viad, commented: “Jay’s focus on putting clients first and his approach to helping them to create unique, impactful experiences that drive results makes him ideal to lead GES globally.

 “Bringing North America, the UK, Europe and the Middle East under Jay’s leadership will provide a consistent experience for our global clients.”

Altizer commented: "I’m honoured to have the opportunity to lead GES globally as we continue to create meaningful and memorable experiences for our clients.

“We're listening to our clients and striving to be their partner of choice – locally and globally. From strategic insight to cutting–edge creative and flawless execution, we are firmly committed to helping our clients’ build their brands.”

GES also announced the addition of Ian Dunhill, for the newly created role of executive vice president of finance, reporting to Altizer. Dunhill is an experienced global financial executive with a record of accomplishment in providing exceptional value in driving strategy and operating performance across all aspects of a business.

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