Ben Chapman

On 28 June 2010, Destination Queenstown (DQ) announced that Otago MBA 33 graduate, Ben Chapman is appointed to the role of Trade Manager.

At the time of joining DQ, Ben brings 11 years of sales and marketing experience to his role and a comprehensive knowledge of the Southern Lakes tourism industry. He has previously held Sales and Marketing Manager roles for both Cruize Milford and NZONE Skydiving and was a finalist in the 2007 PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association) New Zealand Young Tourism Professional of the Year Award.

Ben holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and has completed his Otago MBA as an international exchange student in USA at the University of North Carolina.

Source: Scoop Independent News

Since the break of the above news, Ben has moved onto position of higher responsibility and has been working as the International Markets Manager for DQ since August 2012.

Click for more recent news from him in his new position on DQ Update and Southland times.

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