Swan Hellenic Expands North America Team

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Swan Hellenic announced the expansion of its North America team by hiring industry professionals Eric Bacon and Kelly Predmesky as sales directors, according to a press release.

Swan Hellenic VP of Sales North America Gordon Dirker said: “We’re delighted to have two new Sales Directors with the talent and dynamism of Eric and Kelly. They each bring a refreshingly open style that’s perfect for Swan Hellenic, combined with razor-sharp focus on delivering the highest standards of support and service.”

Predmesky, who is based in Florida, will be in charge of the Eastern States, while Eric, based in California, will be responsible for the West.

Predmesky has more than 17 years of experience and she previously worked for Celestyal Cruises. She introduced the cruise line to the travel agent community in the Southeast USA and the Caribbean. Before that, Predmesky worked with MEDJI Tours and she also held positions with Contiki and STA Travel.

Bacon worked as Celestyal Cruises’ West Coast Business Development Manager for two years. He was also a consultant for Atlas Ocean Voyages. Previously, he held the position of Southwest Business Development Manager for Hurtigruten. Bacon’s experience also includes positions including Regional Sales Director for Canada, and he worked with several Canadian travel agencies.

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