Dean Dacko Takes Executive Role At Voyages Encore Travel
Caroline Booth, Open Jaw
Monique Mardinian, CEO and Founder of fast-growing travel management company Voyages Encore Travel, has announced the appointment of Dean Dacko to the position of Chief Commercial Officer, effective immediately.
In his new role, Dacko will be responsible for all commercial functions including new business development, account management, marketing, vendor relations, and product development.
“Dean adds a wealth of experience to our team, bringing with him an extensive background in the global travel industry, both in Canada and internationally,” Mardinian says.
Most recently, Dacko held the position of Chief Commercial Officer at New Leaf Travel.
Other stops in Dacko’s long career include five years as Director of Marketing for Air Canada Vacations and nine years as Vice President of Travel Solutions for Carlson Marketing. He also spent three years as Senior Vice President, Head of Marketing and Product for Malaysia Airlines based in Kuala Lumpur, in addition to other executive roles at Budget Rent a Car Canada and Just Vacations Ltd.
Dacko is located at the Encore Travel headquarters in Montreal, and can be reached at 514-738-7171, ext 207.