Jose Ramirez has been promoted to director of marketing at AFR Furniture Rental, headquartered in Pennsauken, N.J.
Jayne Marks has been named head of healthcare communications for Manchester, England-based WRG, part of the Creative Engagement Group.
The Events Industry Council has announced the 2018 class of Hall of Leaders inductees and Pacesetter award winners. The Hall of Leaders Class of 2018 inductees are Corbin W. Ball, CMP, Corbin Ball and Co.; Henry S. Givray, Smith Bucklin; Edward Liu, CEMS Singapore; and Deborah Sexton, DLS and Associates. The 2018 Pacesetter Award recipients are Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility: Jeff Chase, Freeman; Innovation: Zena Phillips, CMP, CPCE, Hilton Worldwide; and Young Professional: Jessie States, Meeting Professionals International.
Dawn Young has been promoted to vice president of hotel sales at Choose Chicago.
Dennis Park has been named director of sales and marketing at the Holston House hotel in Nashville, Tenn.
Orlando, Fla.-based the Launch Group has announced the opening of its Chicago office.
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