Kenes Group announced the appointment of Chief Operating Officer.
On February 1, 2012, Luc Hendrickx joined Kenes Group as Chief Operating Officer (COO), Global Operations. Luc will also serve as member of the Executive Board.
Luc will be responsible for the operational development of the regional and national offices (Kenes Asia, Kenes India, Kenes Turkey, Kenes UK, Tilesa-Kenes Spain, JZ Kenes Brazil and Kenes Latin America) and for corporate governance.
Luc joining is the highpoint of a long and fruitful professional friendship between him and Kenes – dating back to the early 1980s.
Luc is a congress management professional with unparalleled experience and expertise. Over the last two decades, Luc served in two of the most respected international medical scientific societies. He led the in-house strategic development and operations of the European Cancer Conference (ECCO) and the World Diabetes Congress. Luc was also Executive Director of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), where he was responsible for governance.
Luc is also the founding President of the Board of the Association & Conference Forum (AC Forum), an international network of association and congress executives.
By bringing Luc into the Kenes Group family, the company is ensuring that the promise to its clients, to deliver top level congress management support, is delivered – anywhere, anytime.
The high standards expected from committees, speakers and delegates means that Kenes must be diligent in following through on its promise to be the most effective way to build and maintain medical scientific knowledge and professional networks.When Luc is not travelling for Kenes, he will be working from Antwerp, Belgium.