|June 25, 2012|
William (Bill) DiCarlo To Join HKCEC As Deputy Managing Director
|William (Bill) DiCarlo will assume the role of Deputy Managing Director of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre's (HKCEC) management and operating company, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Ltd (HML), with effect from 3 July. |
Outgoing Managing Director, Cliff Wallace acknowledged that Bill and his wife Lori will relocate from the US and stated, "Bill has over 30 years of industry experience. This experience in addition to his leadership skills, energy, enthusiasm and education will be a great asset to the HKCEC and our HML team. Bill has the proven ability to lead, communicate, mentor and energise staff to a level of improved performance for the benefit of the venue users and guests."
Included in Bill's over 30 years of industry experience are 14 years as Executive Director of a multi-purpose venue complex in Wisconsin, nine years as Assistant General Manager of a multi-purpose sports and entertainment complex in California, and eight years as Vice President for Finance for a major multi-purpose venue in New York while concurrently serving as corporate Controller for the venue's US professional private management company.
Bill has been a Certified Facility Executive since 1999 and is a Certified Public Accountant. He has a master's degree in Finance. He is an active member in the IAVM and has served as an IAVM Regional Assistant Vice President. Additionally, he has also served on numerous industry panels at both IAVM national and regional conferences. He has been an active Kiwanis Club member in Madison Wisconsin for the last 14 years and has served on both the Club and its Foundation's Board of Directors.
It was announced just last week that Monica Lee-Müller will head the HML as Managing Director from 1 July as Cliff Wallace, who has served as the HML's MD for 17 years, will be focusing his attention on NWS’s venue development and management in China.