AlliedPRA Destination Management Appoints Karine Berberian as New Managing Director of AlliedPRA Monaco

LONDON — January 17, 2012 – Industry-leading, global Destination Management Company AlliedPRA Destination Management is pleased to announce, Karine Berberian will serve as Managing Director of the AlliedPRA Monaco office, according to George Pohle, chief executive officer of AlliedPRA. Karine will focus on the day-to-day sales and operations, overseeing an experienced staff with over 40 years of combined DMC knowledge. Karine has been with AlliedPRA for nearly 20 years, where she began as an Operations Manager, then was promoted to Director of Operations before taking on the role of Managing Director of AlliedPRA France in Paris. Her industry knowledge, operational expertise and professionalism are exceptional in the DMC industry. Karine will continue to serve as Managing Director of AlliedPRA France and will split her time between the two offices. In her first actions as Managing Director of AlliedPRA Monaco, Karine restructured the sales staff and hired new key members to complement the existing operational team furthering the excellent DMC services already provided by AlliedPRA Monaco. The operations team remains in place, continuing to provide their highly-rated services to AlliedPRA’s clients.

“The French Riviera is a destination unlike any other, with its breathtaking landscape, rich cultural heritage and exclusive international events, known around the world,” commented Karine Berberian. “I’m pleased to serve as Managing Director of AlliedPRA Monaco, and look forward to a successful 2012 with our rejuvenated and enthusiastic team in place.”

“Karine’s long-standing success and proven results with AlliedPRA makes her the ideal managing director for Monaco.” shared George Pohle. ” As we continue our world-wide expansion, key team members like Karine will help us lead the charge, addressing the changing demands of our clients. She has a great team in place in Monaco to continue our growth there.”

AlliedPRA, along with its strategic partners, is the leading global destination management and event planning company with a world-wide span across three continents, 7 countries and over 60 event destinations, serving an impressive array of clientele, representing every major industry and market segment. AlliedPRA offers a full-range of destination management services from event planning, transportation management, tours, teambuilding activities, site selection, product launches, on-site services and more. For information on the complete portfolio of destination management services, please contact Karine Berberian of AlliedPRA Monaco at +377 97 97 64 64 or by email at karine.berberian@alliedpra.com.

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AlliedPRA Coverage:
AlliedPRA US destinations, include wholly-owned and franchise operations throughout North America with offices located in Arizona, Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New England, New Orleans, New York, Orange County, Orlando, Palm Springs, San Antonio, San Diego, San Diego North, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and South Florida. AlliedPRA European destinations include France, Italy, Monaco, Spain, and the United Kingdom. AlliedPRA Arabian destinations include, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Oman.