Scaillet wins twin ceo roles

Didier Scaillet (pictured) has been appointed ceo of both the Society of Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) and the SITE Foundation.
A MICE industry veteran, he started his career working for one of the first association management companies in Europe, becoming a business partner.
For 18 years he then held various roles with Meeting Professionals International (MPI) as director of European operations, vice-president of global development and chief development officer for MPI and the MPI Foundation.
 
Most recently, Scaillet was vice-president business development for Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), responsible for the global re-design and integration of the organisation’s executive partnership program and expansion of revenue in new categories and markets.
 
Scaillet also has served on various industry forums and organisations: The Joint Meetings Industry Council, Events Industry Council, Canadian Tourism Commission and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation.
 
He was also instrumental in the development of the Meetings & Business Events Competency Standards, which was the backbone for the development of SITE’s competency-based education model for incentive professionals.  
 
Scaillet will assume the chief executive role leading the association’s global management team from 01 February.
 
A Belgian native, he will relocate to the US and will report directly to the presidents of the SITE International Board of directors and SITE Foundation Board of trustees.

 

Scaillet wins twin ceo roles

Didier Scaillet (pictured) has been appointed ceo of both the Society of Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) and the SITE Foundation.
A MICE industry veteran, he started his career working for one of the first association management companies in Europe, becoming a business partner.
For 18 years he then held various roles with Meeting Professionals International (MPI) as director of European operations, vice-president of global development and chief development officer for MPI and the MPI Foundation.
 
Most recently, Scaillet was vice-president business development for Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), responsible for the global re-design and integration of the organisation’s executive partnership program and expansion of revenue in new categories and markets.
 
Scaillet also has served on various industry forums and organisations: The Joint Meetings Industry Council, Events Industry Council, Canadian Tourism Commission and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation.
 
He was also instrumental in the development of the Meetings & Business Events Competency Standards, which was the backbone for the development of SITE’s competency-based education model for incentive professionals.  
 
Scaillet will assume the chief executive role leading the association’s global management team from 01 February.
 
A Belgian native, he will relocate to the US and will report directly to the presidents of the SITE International Board of directors and SITE Foundation Board of trustees.