April 07, 2004
Six meetings and travel industry experts have been appointed to the London ICC Mayoral Commission, a group formed to investigate the feasibility of a new convention convention center for London. The commissioners are: Vanessa Cotton, former managing director of the Event Organisation Co.; Martin George, British Airways' director of marketing and commercial development; Gary Grimmer, former CEO of the Melbourne Convention and Visitors Bureau; Katie Kopec, European director, strategic consulting, Jones Lang LaSalle; Larry Oltmanns, director of architects, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; and Roger Tondeur, CEO of MCI Group, a destination management firm. The commission is chaired by London businessman Gerry Acher.