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by Loren G. Edelstein | September 27, 2012

Michael Krouse has been named president and CEO of the Ontario Convention Center & Visitors Bureau, the city of Ontario, Calif., and convention center management company SMG announced today. The appointment is effective immediately. Krouse comes to Ontario directly from his post as senior vice president of sales and client services for L.A. Inc., the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board. "With his more than two decades of experience, Michael has a proven track record of success in the hospitality and convention center business," said Bob McClintock, senior vice president of operations at SMG, in a statement. "Michael's experience increasing yearly convention bookings in the city of Los Angeles made him the ideal choice for this position."