Longhurst to step down as Mia chief govt
The Conferences Trade Affiliation (Mia) has introduced it is going to be appointing Kerrin MacPhie as chief govt when Jane Longhurst retires this autumn.
MacPhie, who will begin her new position spearheading the Mia on November eighth, brings a wealth of enterprise conferences and occasions expertise having beforehand held senior posts in locations, associations, inns and conference centres.
She has additionally held quite a few voluntary board positions throughout the sector’s nationwide and worldwide associations.
Becoming a member of from VisitBritain/VisitEngland, the place she has held the position of head of enterprise occasions since 2017, MacPhie will likely be constructing upon a legacy championing the sector and realising formidable future plans.
Jane Longhurst, chief govt of Mia, stated: “I’m delighted to be handing over the baton to Kerrin, who I’ve little doubt along with her boundless ardour, enthusiasm and information of the sector will have the ability to efficiently lead the Mia and the broader business as we try for restoration and past.
“It has been an enormous honour serving as Mia chief govt during the last 18 years and I will likely be really excited to see the affiliation’s future strategic imaginative and prescient coming to fruition below Kerrin’s professional management.”