Singapore, 28 November 2018 - BeMyGuest today announces the appointment of Blanca Menchaca to the role of Chief Executive Officer, with Clement Wong stepping down from the position after founding the company in 2012.
Menchaca joined Wong as co-founder in 2013, and assumes the new position of CEO from her previous role as Chief Operating Officer.
“I’m delighted and honoured to be given this opportunity,” said Menchaca of her appointment. “Surrounded by our skilled team of professionals, I’m completely confident that the adoption of the technology we have designed to power the attractions, tour and activities sector in Asia is trending towards a pivotal stage of our business.”
“Blanca's strong leadership and commitment to BeMyGuest have been one of the major driving forces of the company's rapid growth over the last few years,” said Kei Shibata, Co-founder & CEO at Venture Republic Global. “As a board member, I am excited to continue supporting her and her team who are ready to bring the company up to the next level.”
“On behalf of the Board, shareholders and the entire team at BeMyGuest, I would like to thank Clement for his tremendous contributions during his time as CEO and wish him every success in the future,” Menchaca added.
Menchaca’s roots lay in the online world with over 12 years experience holding senior positions in Australian Enero Group (previously Photon) in 2007 within their start-up incubator arm, and in 2010 joined flights and hotels metasearch start-up Wego in Singapore. Additionally in 2017, Menchaca completed her executive education at INSEAD.
BeMyGuest is Asia’s largest B2B aggregator of attraction, tour and activity products, and designers of innovative tech solutions tailor-made especially for Asia’s unique experiential travel ecosystem. The firm provides digital solutions for tour and activity suppliers, as well as providing access to powerful tech, essential for online business growth in the region.
Headquartered in Singapore, BeMyGuest has offices in Kuala Lumpur and Manila, and teams throughout Southeast Asia. Awarded Best Business Innovation at the 2016 Singapore Tourism Awards, Best Strategic Partner by Ctrip in 2017, as well as being named one of the top five in the travel category of Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies 2016.
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