Maritz Travel Co. today announced the final list of partners in the Maritz Global Meeting Network,
an initiative the company launched last October. Twenty-five professional congress organizers representing nearly 60 countries have joined Maritz to deliver consistent meetings products and services around the globe. A Maritz statement underscores that the partnership will facilitate better regional operations by keying into local cultures and preferences, as well as navigating complex business ethics, local government regulations and currencies.
GroundLink this week named Liz Carisone CEO, effective immediately,
as Dean Sivley departs to become president of Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection. Carisone has worked for GroundLink since 2012, most recently as CFO and senior vice president of operations. Sivley in a note to industry colleagues said he would "remain both an advisor and investor in GroundLink."