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Newport Beach & Company Appoints Ashley Johnson as Senior VP and Chief Marketing Officer

By NB Indy Staff
Newport Beach & Company , the global destination marketing agency for the city of Newport Beach , has appointed Ashley Johnson , CDME as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer .
An award-winning executive , industry veteran and top businesswoman in Orange County , Johnson is tapped to propel Newport Beach & Company ’ s illustrious full-service destination marketing into its next chapter .
In her new role starting on Oct . 3 , Johnson joins the Newport Beach & Company C-Suite to take the helm of the marketing department as the new architect of its storytelling , advertising , communications , social media , content , digital , creative , business intelligence and community relations .
Her mission is to continue sparking global passion for Newport Beach , bringing the global jetsetter to its shores which drives revenue to all corners of the destination .
“ With tourism as a top economic driver for the city of Newport Beach that brings millions of dollars to benefit public services , provide jobs and keep local businesses thriving , we were prudent in our search to find the right person with the right vision to target visitors within a competitive California tourism landscape ,” said Gary Sherwin , President & CEO , Newport Beach & Company . “ After a judicious process , we are pleased to announce Ashley Johnson as our new chief marketing officer who is the absolute best person for this vital role in the community . With her local destination marketing expertise , creative vision , discerning business acumen , and industry accolades , she is ready to hit the ground running and make positive impacts in Newport Beach .”
Ashley Johnson , the new Senior VP and Chief Marketing Officer at Newport Beach & Co .
Johnson joins Newport Beach & Company with 16 years of marketing and communications experience in the hospitality industry , having spent much of her career in a variety of leadership roles at Visit Laguna Beach , most recently as President and CEO , where she oversaw operations , marketing , media relations , community relations , advocacy , staff management / administration and the official visitors center .
“ I have followed Newport Beach & Company closely throughout my career and have long-admired its entrepreneurial spirit and impactful marketing initiatives which have clearly resulted in a remarkable presence among visitors and within the national tourism industry ,” said Johnson . “ I am thrilled to be representing a city that I personally love and have created wonderful memories in . I look forward to building on the momentum in place and working collaboratively with the team , board of directors , hospitality
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