AIM Group International announces leadership change for AIM Group Portugal. Mrs Susanna Tocca, who Co-founded and served as Managing Director for AIM Group Portugal since 1997, will be leaving AIM as of April 1st, 2016 to take a role in her own family business in the wine service sector promoting the wine heritage of Portugal.
Madalena Miranda, who joined us in August 2015 in the position of Country Manager, will lead the company. Madalena has over 15 years of successful experience in the Pharma and Corporate Meetings Industry. With these added responsibilities, Madalena Miranda will focus on strategies to extend and grow the Group’s core business (corporate events and PCO) using the office’s strong internal competencies ensuring the company will meet the expectations of international and national corporate and association clients.
The company will continue to consolidate and expand its presence among important national players in the field of Destination Management (DMC) given its reputation, service capabilities, experienced team and longstanding business relationships gained over the years.
“The AIM Group Portugal team is very grateful to Susanna Tocca for her in depth knowledge and dedication and for her ability to assure a proper leadership transition” says Madalena Miranda, AIM Group Portugal Country Manager. “On behalf of the entire AIM Group Portugal team, I want to thank Susanna for what she has done to help drive the vision and mission of the business forward. This change in the leadership structure of AIM Group Portugal encourages us to utilize our individual competences for the collective benefit of our company”.
Gianluca Buongiorno, President of AIM Group International says: “I express my gratitude and appreciation to Susanna Tocca, a talented professional who has proven her leadership over the course of many years with AIM Group Portugal. She is a well-known player in the Portuguese meeting industry and in the field of destination management worldwide. On behalf of the entire leadership group, I wish Susanna all the best in this next chapter of her life”.