Comings and Goings: March 2013

A roundup of new hires and other personnel moves in the association industry.

The National Grocers Association appointed Lauren Edwards Hefner, CAE, director of communications. Most recently, Hefner served as director of membership, marketing, and communications for the Laboratory Products Association.

Paul Pomerantz, CAE, has been appointed CEO of the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

The American Anthropological Association appointed Dr. Edward Liebow executive director.

The National Sporting Goods Association hired Dustin Dobrin as director of research and information and Katie Nemec as marketing and communications coordinator. Previously, Dobrin served as consumer and market insights manager for the Wrigley Company, and Nemec was communications coordinator at Zonta International.

Rayaan Arif has been named managing director of the Off Market Association.

Corey Rosenbusch­, CAE, has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of the Global Cold Chain Alliance. Rosenbusch previously served as vice president.

Regina Shupak has been promoted to deputy CEO and executive director of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Shupak had been serving as the interim executive director.

The American National Standards Institute has announced the appointment of Dan Ratner as director of membership development and industry outreach. Ratner most recently served as the assistant executive director for membership services at the Council for Exceptional Children.

Cobo ­Center recently announced the promotion of Cedric Turnbore­ to senior operations manager.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announced the appointment of Donald ­Bowman as general manager of Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco. Bowman most recently served as general manager of Carmel Valley Ranch.

Mark Clarke has been appointed executive director of the Alliant Energy Center in Dane County, Wisconsin. Clarke previously was the general manager of World Dairy Expo.

Pol Van de Perre recently joined COVR, a Belgium-based IT solutions company, as its business development director.

Left to right: Lauren Edwards Hefner, CAE; Paul Pomerantz, CAE; Corey Rosenbusch­, CAE.

Associations Now Staff

By Associations Now Staff

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