JEC Group hires new CEO & JEC world event director
The JEC Group has named Eric Pierrejean, who joined the company in January 2018, as the new chief executive officer (CEO), succeeding Frederique Mutel. Adeline Larroque joins as show director JEC World and EMEA events. JEC Group is dedicated to the development of business connection channels supporting the growth of the composite materials industry.
Pierrejean will be in charge of the further development of the company after two decades of growth under Mutel’s leadership, dedicated to the development and the promotion of the composite materials industry, according to a press release by JEC.
Before joining JEC Group, Eric Pierrejean was division general manager at Comexposium from 2011 to 2017. Prior to this, he spent much of his career in sales and marketing positions, spending more than 15 years in the automotive sector (BMW Group, Land Rover) as well as in the sports goods industry (Nike).
Larroque has more than 15 years of global work experience as she has worked in several countries such as USA, UK, China, India, Qatar, and UAE, where she has developed a strong skill set in exhibitions and events management.
After a successful experience at Reed Exhibitions France and China managing numerous exhibitions in the aerospace, material, security, maritime, logistics, construction and medical industries, she then worked for Qatar Tourism Authority as head of exhibitions driving growth for the Doha Jewellery Show, Qatar Motor Show, and women fashion exhibitions. Lately, she worked for the events division of the Daily Mail Group supervising the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference as event director. (GK)
Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India