Season 1, Episode 9: Catherine Chaulet
Our guest on this episode is Catherine Chaulet, the President and CEO of Global DMC Partners (GDP). GDP is the leading global network of independently-owned Destination Management Companies and sales advisors offering meeting and event planners one worldwide solution for total event success. As CEO, Catherine builds and leads the standards, success and growth of GDP and its network of worldwide partners.
Catherine has enjoyed a very successful and diverse career. Before taking on the reins at Global DMC Partners, she served as President & CEO of Krisam Group and Global Event Partners. Prior to that Catherine served as Senior Vice President of BostonCoach and Best of Boston - two subsidiaries of Fidelity Investments.
Catherine is recognized as a dynamic leader with a proven track record of accomplishments. She is keenly focused on driving profitability, delivering customer service excellence, and building powerful brands. She has extensive experience developing high performing, cross-functional teams and is known for setting a high standard, forming collaborative work groups,and motivating employees, partners and vendors to perform at their best.
Over the past 14 years Catherine has served as a French Trade Advisor with Conseillers au Commerce Exterieur de la France, and has also been a member of French Foreign Trade Advisors, an organization made up of 4300 French corporate executives, involved in international business.
Catherine earned her MBA in International Business/Trade/Commerce from Simmons College School of Management and received her Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Université Paris X Nanterre.
In this fascinating podcast, Catherine speaks candidly about her career, including setbacks she overcame, offers advice to those looking to improve their leadership skills, and gives her opinion on what she sees as we navigate through the Coronavirus pandemic.