CHTA's CEO Jeffrey Vasser to Step Down, End Short Tenure Before 2015

The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) announced Monday that after 14 months on the job, CEO and Director General Jeffrey Vasser is leaving the Association to pursue other interests.

Emil Lee, president of the CHTA, said the CHTA would like to name a new CEO prior to the Caribbean Travel Marketplace taking place in San Juan, Puerto Rico at the end of Janaury

"The parting is a mutual and amicable decision between CHTA and Mr. Vasser," said Lee in a written release. "We have already begun the process of vetting a replacement for CEO."

The CEO and director general is responsible for guiding and managing the growth of CHTA's role as the voice of the Caribbean hospitality industry.

Vasser joined CHTA on November 18, 2013, after serving as president of the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority (ACCVA). He replaced Alec Sanguinetti who retired after 19 years with the organization.

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