Pacific World, the leading MICE business in Asia and Europe, announced the appointment of their Global Managing Director, Hervé Joseph-Antoine.
Joseph-Antoine will be responsible for detailing and executing the overall global strategy of Pacific World, including developing the sales model, expanding the product offering and driving the geographical expansion of the company. Together with Manuel Ferrer, Cindy Zhang & Shaun Casey the focus will continue on delivering excellence in service to customers and creating unique experiences.
Prior to joining Pacific World, Joseph-Antoine was Vice President Meetings & Events EMEA for Carlson Wagonlit Travel, which he led to market leadership since he began in 2008. He has a track record of delivering growth through sales initiatives and product innovation as well as delivering bottom-line profit by managing process efficiencies and overheads. He has been in the travel industry for 17 years and brings with him a wealth of valuable experience and knowledge.
Joseph-Antoine has a degree in Engineering from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees and the Ecole Polytechnique. He holds both French and Indian citizenship.
Jacques Arnoux, Director of Pacific World Asia will now focus on key relationships and ensuring delivery excellence as Member of the Board. Commenting on the new appointment, Jacques Arnoux said, “I am glad that Hervé is joining us to take on the leadership of Pacific World and to grow the company to a new level. His extensive knowledge and experience is exactly what is required to ensure that Pacific World remains and continues to grow as a leading force in the MICE industry.”Joseph-Antoine added, “I am pleased to take on this role to drive the growth of Pacific World into new markets. Pacific World has an outstanding heritage in Asia and I believe that this can be expanded so that customers can benefit from the ‘Pacific World’ service worldwide.”