Head Shot Daren KingiDaren Kingi has been named senior vice-president of sales at Visit Indy. Kingi was most recently vice-president of sales for Marriott International, western mountain pacific area.

“Daren is a savvy and proven sales leader who has delivered outstanding results at property and above-property levels for nearly three decades,” said Leonard Hoops, president and CEO of Visit Indy. “His history of success with two iconic hotel brands and Indy’s surging appeal as a convention and meeting destination are a formidable combination.”

Kingi will join Visit Indy April 7, where he will lead a 25-person team responsible for generating more than $500 million in annual visitor spending.