Thursday, July 25, 2024

Virginie Guilbeault Promoted by Vortex to VP Business Development for Europe and Middle East

Montreal, QC, Canada — Vortex Aquatic Structures International, a manufacturer and world leader in aquatic play landscapes and entertainment solutions, has announced that Virginie Guilbeault has been appointed Vice President, Business Development, Europe/Middle East. Over the past decade, Guilbeault had served Vortex in several business development and marketing functions, playing key roles in developing the company’s international business over the past several years.
AAEAAQAAAAAAAAY1AAAAJGQzZDE3NWNjLWIwNzEtNGUxYi05MDZmLTAyY2JiZTllNDJkYwIn her new position, Guilbeault will coordinate with Kevin Spence, VP Business Development, North America, to maintain a strong global customer focus. Guilbeault reports to Stephen Hamelin, president, Vortex International.
“Virginie has been a part of the Vortex team for the last decade, during which time she has held roles of increasing responsibility in both marketing and sales. In the past three years, she has been instrumental in establishing Vortex as a contender in these regions,” Hamelin said.  “In Europe, we have a strong presence with established offices in Paris and Lyon in France; Valencia, Spain; and Copenhagen, Denmark. We have established channel partners in much of the rest of Europe and the Middle East, too, and Virginie will help us grow our on-the-ground capabilities and resources to better meet clients’ needs.” 

Guilbeault played an important role in key recent projects including:

Den Blå Planet Aquarium, Copenhagen, Denmark Northern Europes largest.

CenterParcs Bois aux Daimes, Morton, France a very well-known family resort chain.

DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa, Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah, U.A.E.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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