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New Leadership for the Joint Meetings Industry Council

The Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has announced that Philippe Fournier, President of the International Association of PCO's (IAPCO) and Managing Director for France, MCI Group, has assumed the Presidency of the Joint Meetings Industry Council. Fournier replaces Leigh Harry, Past President of ICCA, who led the Council for the past three years and recently moved to a senior government post in Australia.

Fournier has over 25 years of experience in the meetings industry and has held numerous positions in prominent industry organizations. He currently is responsible for MCI's five offices in France and is a member of the Group Management Board; in addition, he is President of IAPCO as well as immediate past president of the French Professional Association of Events Communications Companies.