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Appointment of Global Corporate Account Director for MCI USA

McLean, Va June 8, 2017. MCI Group continues to enhance its position in the U.S. corporate market with the appointment of Agnès Canonica, CMP, CMM, HMCC as Global Account Director, Corporate Meetings & Events, MCI USA. Canonica will join with other MCI USA talents to provide leadership and strategy which increases  stakeholder engagement and brand enhancement while delivering flawless event execution and measurable insights.  Working holistically with multiple corporate stakeholders, the team’s role is to help capture the business intelligence and outcomes necessary to meet and exceed corporate objectives.

“We are thrilled to have Agnès join the MCI USA team“, said Tom Gibson, CEO, MCI USA. Agnès is a proven leader in the meetings & incentives industry and her entrepreneurial spirit aligns perfectly with MCI’s growth-centered culture. Intelligently expanding our talent pool and capabilities in the United States will enable MCI to provide end-to-end services for worldwide corporate brands, delivering on MCI’s promise to “Work Global and Deliver Local”.     

A thought leader in the meetings industry, Canonica is a frequent contributor on topics such as Strategic Meetings Management, experiential & incentive event design, and global expertise through peer-to-peer media and conferences. She also serves as an advisory board member for various global hotel brands and CVBs. Her experience spans over Consumer Goods, ICT, Finance and Luxury sectors, as well as extensive experience in Life Sciences for which she built strategic implementations, solutions and teams, helping Fortune 500 clients deliver their programs seamlessly domestically, in the U.S. and across the globe. She is an active member of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) and currently serving a three-year term on the CIC CMP Governance Commission.  Canonica is a global citizen, having lived among an array of cultures and fluent in four languages. 

Commenting on her new role within MCI, the global leader in engaging and activating audiences through inspiring meetings and events, Canonica stated “converting events into experiences requires aligned strategic objectives, a deep understanding of content trends, data driven business analytics and a consultative, collaborative approach, all of which fuels attendee engagement.  The objective is to deliver a truly superior customer service experience for both client and attendees and I’m excited to help MCI corporate clients maximize their event trajectory across the globe.”

Canonica’s appointment further aligns the company’s mission of bringing corporate clients the best expertise, insights and most up-to-date industry knowledge.


For more information please contact: 
Andy Schwarz, CAE
Associate Vice President, Public Relations
+1 703.506.3260

Alex Papaioannou
Group PR Manager
MCI Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 305 35 72

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