ICCA announces a series of new senior appointments

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ICCA announces a series of new senior appointments

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has announced a number of new senior appointments.

Caroline Stanners has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Business Development Officer. She will be leading and supporting the Regional Directors, ICCA’s events, marketing and communications activities.

Frances van Klaveren will serve as the association’s new Community Engagement Manager. She has 14 years’ experience in international event management, working for non-profit membership organisations and professional associations.

Joining Caroline is Agnes Maignien as ICCA’s Senior Event and Promotions Specialist. Agnes will be supporting the development and delivery of ICCA’s extensive calendar of events including ICCA’s annual Congress and a series of innovative, tailored events offering content that resonates with each region and sector.

Heleen Dijkstra has also joined ICCA as their Junior Financial Controller, reporting to ICCA’s Chief Finance Officer, Cindy Karijodikromo.

Senthil Gopinath, ICCA CEO, commented: “We are proud to have such incredible talent joining the ICCA Team. I am also delighted to see increased diversity within ICCA with over 60% of the ICCA Team women; we will continue to celebrate the diversity that shines through the association meetings industry.”

“Our steadfast commitment to the ICCA community and our members remains, and I am confident that the entire ICCA team, will build on the momentum that we have seen so far in 2020. We look towards 2021 with optimism and ICCA will continue to deliver innovative events, futuristic industry knowledge and be a valued partner to our members.”

Stuart Wood is a news reporter across the Mash Media editorial portfolio. He writes for CMW alongside sister publications Conference News, Exhibition News, Access All Areas and Exhibition World.

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