News for the Hospitality Executive
|WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 25, 2007) -- Gary L. Kessler
has been selected as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Carey
International, Inc. In January, the Carey International, Inc. Board of
Directors named Kessler President and Chief Operating Officer.
"We conducted an exhaustive search to locate the absolute best person we could find to retain Carey's leadership in the chauffeured services industry, and it is no surprise to us that Gary fits that description in every way," said Robert J. Tarr, Chairman of the Board. "Gary's track record of success is well documented, and we are confident that he is the right choice to lead a very talented Carey organization forward."
Kessler said, "It is an honor to be selected as Chief Executive Officer. Carey has provided me with an outstanding opportunity to lead the largest chauffeured services brand in the world, one that continues to set the highest standards and be a true innovator."
"Gary is committed to developing Carey into a true global franchise system that will be the top of class for the travel industry and would rival systems found in any luxury category," said Tarr.
"Throughout his career with Carey, Gary has contributed significantly
to Carey's success. He has driven innovation and excellence in overseeing
Carey's industry-leading Meetings and Events division and has provided
executive direction for the development of Carey's new worldwide reservations
facility in Frederick, Maryland, the most advanced reservations center
in the chauffeured services industry. Gary's contributions continue today
with the recent re-engineering of the customer care and private aviation
departments, and the continuing excellence and impeccable reliability demonstrated
by Carey's road show services."
|Also See:||AAA Names Carey International, Inc. a Preferred Provider; AAA Members Show Your Card & Save? on Carey Chauffeured Services / February 2007|
|Carey International Inc. Gives Meeting Planners a Head Start With Online RFP Wizard and Site Inspection Rebate / October 2006|
|Carey International Inc. Partners with Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) as Chairman's Level Sponsor / September 2006|
|Carey International, Inc. and GT3 Demonstrate Real Time Reservations at NBTA Show in Chicago / August 2006|
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