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International Motor Coach Group taps Bronwyn Wilson as President

The International Motor Coach Group (IMG) Chairman Hank Garbee is pleased to announce that Bronwyn Wilson has been selected to serve as the corporation’s next President.

Wilson is a results-oriented professional with more than thirty years experience in the domestic and international travel industry. Wilson comes to IMG after serving as President of Australian Pacific Touring (APT), an international tour and travel company. As President of North American operations, Wilson was responsible for sales and marketing initiatives with key wholesale partners, travel agents, and overseeing APT’s
Canadian touring program.

Wilson has been a part of the Australian Pacific Touring family since 1982, which is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. She served as a member of the company’s Board of Directors from 1996 through 2004.

Wilson has a vast understanding of the North American travel and tour market and has served on the Board of Directors for the United States Tour Operator Association (USTOA) since 1999, including as Vice-Chairman in 2010, a Director at Large with the National Tour Association (NTA) in 2009, as well as the California Coalition of Travel Organizations since 2008. IMG Chairman Hank Garbee stated, “We are all excited to have Bronwyn join IMG and help us grow our consortium into the future and increase
our shareholder’s business opportunities.”

Wilson replaces outgoing President Steven Klika. Under the leadership of Klika, IMG grew as an internationally recognized organization focused on safety and operational excellence.
During the eleven-year tenure of Klika, IMG created a comprehensive online drivertraining curriculum, established bulk purchasing relationships with vendors, and developed a coordinated marketing program partnering with over 200 travel and tourism organizations throughout the United States and Canada. Klika was instrumental in IMG working with the United Kingdom and Italy in establishing the Global Passenger Network (GPN) that now has motor coach operator partners in nearly thirty countries.

The International Motor Coach Groupis a privately held corporation representing over sixty of the premier motor coach companies throughout the United States and Canada. Membership in IMG is restricted to those operators with proven service experience that share similar operating standards.
IMG shareholders are family-owned companies with many years of business history. They are the unwavering force in the motor coach industry promoting safety, quality, customer service and financial stability.
IMG shareholders are in leadership positions with the industry’s major trade
organizations including the American Bus Association, United Motorcoach Association, Motorcoach Canada, State, Provincial, travel and tour organizations throughout North America.

IMG’s high standards and focus on operational excellencehas helpedits members exceed the safety requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).
All IMG shareholders are Department of Defense-certified.
The International Motor Coach Group is looking forward to a seamless transition in leadership continuing to promotebest practices, excellence in operations, leadership in federal policy and safety.

With Wilson at the helm, IMG will aggressively develop a sales and marketing program focused on competing on a national stage to secure passenger transportation opportunities and continue to be an industry leader in North America