Chicago-based PCMA has named Marco Bloemendaal as global vice president of business development.
He will join the organisation on December 2, reporting to chief business officer Mona Cotton.
Bloemendaal will lead PCMAâ€™s business development and account management teams and oversee the organisationâ€™s efforts to provide business and marketing solutions for its global clients and markets. He will also work closely with PCMAâ€™s partners.
The Dutch joins PCMA from Visit Milwaukee, where he was senior vice president of sales. Over his 16 years of experience, Bloemendaal has held senior sales responsibilities at Visit Seattle, Experience Columbus, and the Orlando/Orange County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
In addition, he spent eight years in both hotel operations and sales in Amsterdam, including two years as director of international sales, North America for more than 60 hotel properties in Europe, where his major accounts were in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Atlanta.