Industry Update
Appointment 5 October 2020

Aimée Gaudin

Appointed Chief Marketing Officer
At WHTT (Women in Hospitality and Travel-Tech) in London, United Kingdom

Aimée Gaudin

Aimée Gaudin is a marketing professional based in London, she has worked on marketing campaigns for the likes of adidas, Snapchat, Smartech, Selfridges and many more. Aimee has managed over 500 events globally and is a public speaker having talked previously at Christie's, Leweston School and The Hoxton hotels, and interviewed a number of high profile influencers and speakers. Aimée is passionate about levelling the playing field and helping other women of colour to fulfil their full potential; she is also the co-founder of Become, an initiative supporting young women of colour to kickstart their careers.

Aimée Gaudin's appointment to WHTT is further the organisation's mission to increase the success and engagement in the workplace for women and other underrepresented groups, and to enable companies to attract, develop and retain potential diverse talent, nurtured by a powerful community. With international tourist arrivals projected to plunge by 60 to 80 percent in 2020, there are as many 120 million jobs at risks. WHTT mission to enable professional growth for women and underrepresented groups via education, mentorship and career development. WHTT believes that by inspiring communities to enter the industry and organizations to leverage and retain in the sector, will create more diverse and inclusive leadership. Aimée will take WHTT's mission to the next level by taking the accompanying WHTT to it's next stage of becoming a global brand for career pathing.

Women in Hospitality and Travel-Tech (WHTT)

Amongst all the subsectors of Hospitality, Travel and Leisure industry, an average 26% of senior executives are female. At Woman in Hospitality and Trave Tech we advocate for a more diverse culture in hospitality and travel-tech organizations.
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