Industry veteran Dorothy Belshaw to lead Gift division at IMC
Furniture Today Staff -- Furniture Today, March 14, 2012
LAS VEGAS — International Market Centers has hired Dorothy Belshaw, a former executive at GLM, as president of its Gift division.
Belshaw most recently was senior vice president of GLM and director of its New York International Gift Fair, overseeing GLM's sales, customer service and corporate communications.
"I am very pleased to have a true industry leader and professional join our executive team. Dorothy brings the leadership and experience to accelerate the growth of our Gift+Home show in Las Vegas. As a recognized and proven leader, Dorothy brings a wealth of expertise and relationships to help establish Gift+Home as the industry's premier Western market," said Bob Maricich, CEO of International Market Centers, which owns the World Market Center in Las Vegas and a number of High Point Market showroom buildings.
Belshaw will report to Maricich. Reporting up to her will be Margaret Powers, vice president of
tradeshow/Las Vegas, and the five-person tradeshow sales team. Belshaw will also manage
World Market Center gift leasing managers Sheri Makransky and Cassie Catania.