—Makiko Matsuda Healy to Lead NYC & Company’s
Domestic and International Travel Trade Efforts as
Senior Vice President, Global Tourism Development—

New York City (September 9, 2014) — NYC & Company, New York City’s official tourism, marketing and partnership organization, today announced promotions within the Global Tourism Development team, responsible for promoting the five boroughs as a dynamic travel destination through domestic and international travel trade efforts.

The new appointments are as follows:

Makiko Matsuda Healy
Senior Vice President, Global Tourism Development

On August 21, Makiko Matsuda Healy was promoted to Senior Vice President, Global Tourism Development of NYC & Company. In her new role, she has the overall responsibility for strengthening New York City's position as a premier travel destination, with a primary focus on product distribution channels and strategic trade partnerships. She oversees the global tourism development team in New York City and the company's network of 17 international sales & marketing offices in 27 markets. She joined the company in 2001 and previously worked as Vice President, Tourism Development.

Reagan Stulbaum
Vice President, Tourism Development, USA & Canada

Effective August 21, Reagan Stulbaumis NYC & Company’s Vice President, Tourism Development, USA & Canada, where she oversees travel trade activities in domestic and Canadian markets. She has been with NYC & Company since February 2000, with her most recent role being Senior Director, Tourism Development, USA & Canada.

Reginald Charlot
Vice President, Tourism Development, Europe

On August 21, Reginald Charlot was promoted from Senior Director, Tourism Development to NYC & Company’s Vice President, Tourism Development, Europe. In his new position, Charlot is responsible for developing and managing travel trade activity throughout Europe including the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium and the Nordics. He has worked for NYC & Company for six years.

Susan McKenna
Vice President, Trade Shows & Logistics

Effective August 21, Susan McKenna is NYC & Company’s Vice President, Trade Show & Logistics, after seven years with the organization. In her new role, she oversees NYC & Company’s domestic and international trade show program, including coordination of member participation, booth design, and budget and revenue. Her previous role was Senior Director, Trade Shows.

Bernadette Carter
Vice President, Marketing
Global Tourism and Convention Development

After six years with NYC & Company, Bernadette Carter has been promoted to Vice President, Marketing, for Global Tourism and Convention Development. In this role, she is responsible for developing marketing strategies to position New York City as an inspirational and attainable destination to travel trade and consumers globally, with the goal of increasing visitation. She previously worked as Senior Director, Marketing, for Tourism and Convention Development.

About NYC & Company:
NYC & Company is the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization for the City of New York, dedicated to maximizing travel and tourism opportunities throughout the five boroughs, building economic prosperity and spreading the positive image of New York City worldwide. For more information, visit


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