John Kimmins is the President of Arthur Murray International, Inc. and has served as a
member of the Board of the Directors since 1997. After emigrating to the United States
from Australia in 1976, Kimmins served as the President of the American Ballroom Co.
from 1992 to 2005 during which time he organized the World Professional Championship
twelve times. Kimmins is a correspondent with USA Dance Beat, Dance Week, and UK Dance
News. He has been inducted into the Australian Dance Hall of Fame (1980) as well as
the NDCA Hall of Fame (1998). He has received various awards including BDF (1988, 1992),
Hanlon Ford (2001), and NDCA Presidents (2010).