CHICAGO, IL – September 1, 2015 – BCD Meetings & Events has taken further steps to increase their presence in Latin America by appointing a managing director to oversee the entire region. Building on recent announcements regarding the company’s European expansion, BCD Meetings & Events’ dedication to expanding leadership and resources around the globe is apparent.
The company announced today that Jonathan Dunn has joined the company as Managing Director of the LATAM region. A consummate entrepreneur, Dunn can be credited with building the Argentinian market for one of the world’s largest travel management companies. His relationships, experience and drive will be invaluable as BCD M&E focuses on developing the market in LATAM. Dunn will be a member the Global Executive Team, led by Global President, Scott Graf and will have full operational and financial responsibility for BCD Meetings & Events’ activities across the region.
“The opportunity for BCD Meetings & Events to expand their presence in Latin America is massive,” Dunn said, “and I am very excited to join such a reputable company in the meetings & events industry. The leadership team I have supporting me is outstanding and together we will work to make sure that we provide first class service to our current customers, and those looking to expand into the region.”
BCD Meetings & Events operates globally with 750+ employees in over 40 countries. Their major operations in LATAM are currently managed out of Argentina, Brazil and Mexico, and they are looking to expand based on client opportunity.
“LATAM is key to our overall success,” said Scott Graf, Global President of BCD Meetings & Events. “We have been operating in Latin America for some time now, and by formalizing the leadership structure and adding management talent, we are showing our dedication to expanding further in the region. I am confident that Jonathan and his team have what it takes to be extremely successful.”