SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Ana Maria Viscasillas has been appointed president and chief executive officer of the Puerto Rico Convention Bureau, effective immediately.

Since March, Viscasillas has served as acting executive director, following the resignation of Jorge Pescara.

The new Puerto Rico Convention Center is scheduled to open in late 2005.

The PRCB is the official sales and marketing agent for the center.

To contact reporter Gay Nagle Myers, send e-mail to [email protected].

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