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Brian Deeson appointed Interim President and CEO of PATA

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Thursday, 25 September 2008

PATA President and CEO Peter de Jong has had his request for an earlier departure date from the association approved. Mr de Jong will now leave PATA on October 17, 2008, after seven years at the helm.

Mr de Jong said, "I leave with a genuine sense of accomplishment and satisfaction. These have been among the most rewarding years of my career -- indeed, of my life."

In order to best manage this short transition period, the association's immediate Past Chairman Brian Deeson has been appointed Interim President and CEO, effective in October and until the CEO selection process has been completed.

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