Sonia Thomas, former Chief Operations Officer (COO) of UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, will join jwc GmbH from May 1, 2021 as senior consultant.
Jochen Witt, President and CEO of jwc, comments: "We are extremely happy to welcome Sonia as our new team member. It is of highest importance for our organisation to work with people who have the right fit in terms of personality, professionalism and industry know-how. Sonia brings all of this and much more to our team."
„There is much to do to assist our clients as they embark on the road to a new form of normality“
Sonia Thomas is delighted at being part of jwc: "I had the pleasure of working closely with Jochen when he was UFI President in 2007: We share the same values and work ethic. I have also had the pleasure of working with Gerd Weber and Jimé Essink, the other two members of the jwc Board. I am delighted to remain part of this great industry - the exhibition industry - and will use my know-how and extended experience for the benefit of our jwc clients. Our industry is on the eve of recovery, and there is much to do to assist our clients as they embark on the road to a new form of normality".
Sonia Thomas has the equivalent of a master's degree in team coaching (and is also certified in executive coaching), and an honours degree in hospitality management. She is also a part-time teacher at the renowned Dauphine University in Paris, and a team coach for the Master's in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the HEC Business School in Paris. (kf)