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MICEBTN - SEPT-NOV 2017 • Page 51 people on the move people on the move Selina Chavry Michael Koth Alison Copeman Jure domazet Danielle Spillett Continued next page. Chavry joins SITE Board Selina Chavry, global managing director of Pacific World, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE). She will advocate the use of incentives as a motivator for driving business growth and performance. Commenting on her appointment, Chavry said: “Changing audiences, changing expectations, evolving technology, and new business mod- els – these are a few of the things impacting our industry today. I am impressed with the work SITE is do- ing to educate and share knowledge within the industry, especially in how to continue to drive engagement in this environment.” Chavry will join SITE’s Research Committee to help collect world- wide data to assist in strengthening the organisation’s efforts to advo- cate in the industry for incentives and events. She joined Pacific World in 2012, and was promoted to global manag- ing director in 2015. Previously, she was the regional director for Pacific World in Singapore and Malaysia, focusing on event operations, inter- national sales and marketing. # The InterContinental Bali Resort has named Michael Koth as the new general manager of InterCon- tinental Bali Resort and director of Operations for its resorts in Malay- sia, Indonesia and Thailand, respon- sible for Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn Resorts and Holiday Inn Express throughout the region. A German-Swiss national, Koth has had more than three decades of ex- perience within the InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG). In 2012, he was appointed region- al general manager Northern Gulf, and in 2015 he became director of Operations Levant, based in Am- man, Jordan, where he managed 13 hotels of three IHG brands in two countries, including the expansion of the IHG portfolio in the Levant. Koth now brings his experience and adaptability, as well as his strength in leading teams and mas- tering change, to Bali. He is a family man who believes in making a dif- ference through inspiration, vision, collaboration, creativity and passion. His preferred style of working is therefore collaborative; building consensus through involvement and open communication. Koth replaces Michel Chertouh who has been regional general man- ager for Bali Resorts, IHG, for the last four years. # Alison Copeman has been appointed the PCO Association councillor for NZ, replacing Janet Mathieson who has retired. Copeman is a former president of the Otago Chamber of Commerce and has contributed to the Univer- sity of Otago School of Medicine ambulatory course, through medical teaching of 3rd–5th year medical students, for the past nine years. She established akB Conference Management in 1999 and is an Aus- tralian/NZ certified event manager, based in Dunedin, New Zealand. # Danielle Spillett has joined Business Events Cairns and Great Barrier Reef, Queensland as events destination content executive. Spillett previously worked in a simi- lar role at a regional tourism organ- isation in the north of England. She spent seven months in Cairns from 2015-2016 and has now made the decision to relocate back to Trop- ical North Queensland. She will be the first point of contact for media opportunities and digital content. # Jure Domazet, managing direc- tor of the Doma Group has been appointed interim chair of the Board for Australia’s Canberra Convention Bureau. Stephen Wood, general manager at National Convention Centre Can- berra, is currently treasurer and has been appointed interim deputy chair. Domazet worked in commercial finance and law before joining the family company, Doma Group. Former interim chair, Malcolm Snow resigned from the board after moving from the National Capital Authority to become chief executive at the City Renewal Authority.