MONTREAL, April 26 /CNW Telbec/ - Groupe Aeroplan Inc. (TSX: AER), today
announced that industry veteran Peter DeNunzio is joining its Carlson Marketing unit as President, Customer Loyalty, U.S. region. DeNunzio will have
responsibility for the organization's consumer loyalty practice across
five offices in the United States and will join Groupe Aeroplan's U.S.
Executive Leadership team.
With over 25 years of experience in marketing, advertising and
direct-to-consumer programs, Peter was most recently President of the
New York office of Draftfcb. He previously held a number of leadership posts within The Ogilvy Group, including General Manager, OgilvyOne New York and General Manager,
"We're very excited to have Peter join our team," said Jeff Balagna,
President and CEO, Groupe Aeroplan US and Asia-Pacific and Executive
Vice President, Groupe Aeroplan, to whom DeNunzio will report. "We've
continued to build out our capabilities since we joined Groupe
Aeroplan. With Peter at the helm of our U.S. Customer Loyalty
organization, we're making a strong statement about our commitment to
growth and innovation. We're seeing a lot of interest from top talent
who want to play a role in accelerating our growth. Peter proved to be
a great fit for this position."
"Today's marketers face the exciting challenge of finding creative ways
to build customer loyalty. Carlson Marketing has a long history as a
loyalty leader and today is engaging with dynamic clients who've
embraced loyalty as a strategic priority. There's a great foundation
here for us to build on," said DeNunzio. "Additionally, with the
investment from Groupe Aeroplan as well as its global reach and
resources, we have the opportunity to be a growth engine for the
company in the U.S. and beyond," he added.
About Groupe Aeroplan Inc.
Groupe Aeroplan Inc., a global leader in loyalty management, owns
Aeroplan, Canada's premier coalition loyalty program, Carlson
Marketing, an international loyalty marketing services, engagement and
events provider headquartered in the U.S., as well as Nectar, the
United Kingdom's largest coalition loyalty program. Groupe Aeroplan
also operates LMG Insight & Communication, an international
customer-driven insight and data analytics business. In addition,
Groupe Aeroplan has majority equity positions in Air Miles Middle East
and Nectar Italia as well as a minority position in Club Premier,
Mexico's leading coalition loyalty program. For more information about
Groupe Aeroplan, please visit www.groupeaeroplan.com.
SOURCE GROUPE AEROPLAN INC.
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