25 OCT 2018: UNIGLOBE Travel (Eastern Canada) has announced the appointment of Dean Dacko to the position of Regional President of the UNIGLOBE Eastern Canada Region effective immediately. In his new role Dacko will be directly responsible for the continued growth and success of the region with a primary focus on new business development, brand marketing, and building relations with all stakeholders domestically and internationally.

“Dean adds a wealth of experience to the Eastern Canada regional team” quotes Frank Dennis, bringing with him an extensive background in the global travel industry both in Canada and internationally.  He spent 5 years as Director of Marketing for Air Canada Vacations, 9 years as Vice President of Travel Solutions for Carlson Marketing, and 3 years as Senior Vice President, Head of Marketing and Product for Malaysia Airlines based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in addition to several other executive roles at Budget Rent a Car Canada, and Just Vacations Ltd.

Dacko was responsible for the Crisis Management and Business Continuity programs for Malaysia Airlines during, and subsequent to the twin tragedies of MH370 and MH17 managing the worldwide communications effort to recover from two of the most widely published and mysterious events in aviation history.

Most recently acting as Chief Commercial Officer Dacko was responsible for the commercial development of New Leaf Travel Company establishing NewLeaf as the newest Ultra Low Cost Airline in Canada subsequently acquired by Flair Airlines.

Recognized as one of the top 100 Most Influential Global Marketing Leaders by the World Marketing Congress Dean was a member of the Advisory Board for Google in Asia, and participated as a member of the advisory committee for Linked-in worldwide.

Dacko will be located at the UNIGLOBE Travel (Eastern Canada) headquarters in Mississauga and can be reached at ddacko@uniglobe.ca

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