GREATER TORONTO, July 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Building Industry and Land
Development Association (BILD) is pleased to announce that Duncan Payne
will be joining the organization as managing director of its three
GTA-based Home Shows.
"Duncan Payne is a business leader with extensive experience
streamlining operations, raising profitability and building brands,"
said BILD president and CEO Bryan Tuckey.
"He was selected among numerous candidates to strategically lead our
Home Show team and develop a long-term strategy that ensures the
National Home Show, Fall Home Show and newly launched GTA Home Show are
successful, profitable and sustainable over time."
The executive search was conducted by JL Cornerstone, a firm
specializing in leadership and high impact positions in a number of
As managing director, Payne will develop and implement a business
strategy for all of BILD's tradeshow events that is aligned with the
association's strategic vision, serves the best interests of its
members and compliments its overall growth plan.
His experience includes 13 years at DMG World Media in multiple roles,
most recently as executive vice-president of business development. In
this position, Payne was responsible for corporate business
development, with a focus on the worldwide energy sector to achieve
consistency with DMG's strategic growth plan.
Overseeing 66 employees and managing a $36 million revenue stream, he
aligned launches, acquisitions, and disposals with the strategic plan,
lead and developed DMG's Energy group consisting of 17 worldwide events
and two publications, as well as improved sales and administration of
the Canadian Energy business by reorganizing the operational structure.
BILD looks forward to welcoming Payne into his new role when he begins
on September 2, 2014.
With more than 1,400 members, BILD, formed through the merger of the
Greater Toronto Home Builders' Association and Urban Development
Institute/Ontario, is the voice of the land development, home building
and professional renovation industry in the Greater Toronto Area. BILD
is proudly affiliated with the Ontario and Canadian Home Builders'
SOURCE: Building Industry and Land Development Association
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