Reyerse appointed to tourism board

The Board of Directors of the Harrison Tourism Society (Tourism Harrison) have announced the appointment of Robert Reyerse to the position of Executive Director for Tourism Harrison. Effective May 30, Robert assumed the responsibility for managing all aspects of the Harrison Hot Springs Destination Marketing Organization.

Robert received his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of BC followed by 10 years working with Deloitte Consulting in Vancouver and Toronto. During the last 12 years, Robert has operated his own consulting firm working with a variety of local businesses on strategy and marketing projects as well as consulting in the Netherlands with larger global companies.

Since moving to Harrison, Robert has been actively involved with the local business community and currently chairs the Harrison Agassiz Chamber of Commerce and the Village of Harrison Hot Springs Economic Development Commission.

Ian Maw, chair of Tourism Harrison said “we are delighted to be able to appoint Robert to this position. He brings both general business knowledge which is important to running the Visitor Center and broad consulting experience which will prove invaluable in further developing Harrison’s marketing strategy.”

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