IMC Promotions, Eckman Departure Introduced

Worldwide Market Facilities has promoted Dorothy Belshaw into the brand new position of EVP, chief progress officer, and longtime IMC staff Karen Olson, Brett Austin and Brian Archer into expanded roles and duties.

Scott Eckman, who joined IMC in 2011 and most just lately served as EVP, chief income officer, leaves IMC to grow to be president of Loloi Rugs, a family-owned rug and residential decor enterprise with everlasting showrooms in markets together with Atlanta Market, Excessive Level Market and Las Vegas Market.

“Scott’s enterprise acumen, {industry} expertise and collaborative management model place him effectively for this thrilling new alternative,” stated Bob Maricich, CEO of IMC. “I’m glad for him, thank him for his immeasurable contributions to constructing the IMC of immediately, and look ahead to persevering with to work with him as a buyer in IMC’s markets in Atlanta, Excessive Level and Las Vegas.

Maricich stated the promotions of senior staff members will permit IMC to leverage their expertise for brand spanking new alternatives.

“Each individually – and collectively – Dorothy, Karen, Brett and Brian have made important contributions to IMC’s previous successes. Of their new roles, they are going to iterate and innovate to supply a market expertise that’s environment friendly, efficient and compelling for our prospects.”

Belshaw will faucet into greater than three many years of {industry} expertise to direct IMC’s progress, evolution and enterprise enlargement – in each the bodily and digital realms. In her new position, Belshaw will probably be liable for all IMC revenues in addition to company-wide strategic progress initiatives. IMC leasing and tradeshow Senior Vice Presidents Ryan Mahoney (Furnishings), Julie Messner (Dwelling Décor), Katie Miner (ADAC), Terence Morris (Reward) and Caron Stover (Attire), in addition to Jesse James, Vice President of Shoppe Object, now report on to Belshaw.

Belshaw is a greater than 30-year veteran of the commerce present {industry}. She joined IMC in 2012 as President of its fledgling Reward division, with the particular cost of increasing Las Vegas choices, and her position quickly broadened throughout IMC’s Las Vegas and Excessive Level campuses. As a member of IMC’s government management staff, she helped facilitate IMC’s acquisition and integration of AmericasMart Atlanta in 2018 and Shoppe Object in 2022. Previous to becoming a member of IMC, she was SVP for George Little Administration, the nation’s main producer of shopper product tradeshows.

“Dorothy’s expertise with income oversight and new enterprise improvement, coupled along with her 360-degree data of our prospects, uniquely positions her to assist drive IMC’s progress,” stated Maricich. “Dorothy has been a guiding affect this previous decade and a useful accomplice to me in defining what IMC is immediately, and will probably be tomorrow. IMC’s industry-leading markets in Atlanta, Las Vegas and Excessive Level are juggernauts of commerce connecting 250,000 distinctive and certified patrons with greater than 13,000 manufacturers year-round. Dorothy’s expertise, management and insights will probably be invaluable in executing IMC’s omnichannel technique.

Veteran IMC staffers Karen Olson, Brett Austin and Brian Archer additionally assume expanded roles and duties.

Olson assumes the position of chief advertising and marketing officer, reporting to Maricich. Olson has a greater than 25-year profession in wholesale advertising and marketing and enterprise technique. Since becoming a member of IMC in 2011, she has made an indelible imprint on the corporate’s advertising and marketing for Excessive Level, in addition to its enlargement into Las Vegas in 2011, Atlanta in 2018 and JuniperMarket in 2020.

Austin assumes the position of senior vp, procurement & manufacturing, reporting to Invoice Lacey, IMC CFO. Austin has 20+ years of expertise in managing promoting gross sales, manufacturing, procurement, undertaking administration and artistic providers. He joined IMC in 2018 as a part of the corporate’s acquisition of AmericasMart Atlanta and oversees advertising and marketing operations throughout the corporate’s three campuses.

Archer assumes extra duty as senior vp of LightFair. Archer brings practically 20 years of economic and accounting expertise to his present position as Chief Accounting Officer for IMC. He joined IMC in 2014, with duty for oversight of the accounting, tax, treasury, threat administration, payroll and monetary reporting features. He additionally serves as Board member of LightFair, an annual industrial lighting tradeshow, owned by IMC in partnership with IALD and IES. Dan Darby continues as LightFair senior vp and present director, reporting on to Archer.

“These promotions will permit us extra successfully to assist the present wants of our enterprise, differentiate the client expertise and drive extra worth to all constituents,” stated Maricich.

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