A new Board of Directors has been elected into the International Association of Convention Centres (AIPC) during the organisation’s 2017 General Assembly, which took place along with the 2017 Annual Conference of AIPC last week in Sydney, Australia.
Aloysius Arlando, CEO of Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre and former AIPC vice president, has been elected president.
He is joined by Greg Oâ€™Dell, CEO of Walter E. Washington Convention Centre, the US, as vice president.
Jan van den Bosch, senior vice-president of RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre, Netherlands, takes on the role of treasurer.
The board also welcomes two new directors: David Pegler, chief executive of ExCeL London, the UK, and Peter King, CEO of Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia.
Existing directors, Julie-May Ellingston, CEO of Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa, and Marc Rodrigues, general manager of Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona, Spain complete the seven-member AIPC Board of Directors.