Industry vet appointed as new Regional President of UNIGLOBE Travel (Eastern Canada)
Dean Dacko

Industry vet appointed as new Regional President of UNIGLOBE Travel (Eastern Canada)

TORONTO — A former Air Canada Vacations executive has been announced as the new Regional President of the UNIGLOBE Eastern Canada Region, effective immediately.

Dean Dacko, whose career includes five years as Director of Marketing for ACV, will be directly responsible for the continued growth and success of the region with a primary focus on new business development, brand marketing and building relations with all stakeholders, domestically and internationally.

Prior to his new role, Dacko also spent nine years as Vice President of Travel Solutions for Carlson Marketing, and three years as Senior Vice President, Head of Marketing and Product for Malaysia Airlines, where he was responsible for the crisis management and business continuity programs during the twin tragedies of MH370 and MH17. He also served several other executive roles at Budget Rent a Car Canada, and Just Vacations Ltd.

Most recently, he acted as Chief Commercial Officer of New Leaf Travel Company where he helped establish NewLeaf as the newest ultra low-cost airline in Canada, which was subsequently acquired by Flair Airlines.

Dacko will be located at the UNIGLOBE Travel (Eastern Canada) headquarters in Mississauga and can be reached at ddacko@uniglobe.ca.