The UFI Board of Directors has elected Monica Lee-Müller as President of UFI for the 2021/22 period. This decision becomes effective at the conclusion of the 87th UFI Global Congress, which runs from 15 to 20 November 2020. The UFI Presidential Trio for the 2020/21 term will therefore comprise of Monica Lee-Müller (Managing Director of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited (HML)) as Incoming President, Anbu Varathan (Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association - IMTMA) as President 2020/21 and Mary Larkin (Diversified Communications) as Outgoing President.
Monica Lee-Müller is the Managing Director of HML since July 2012 and has been active in UFI for many years, supporting the association’s mission and driving developments, especially on diversity and sustainability projects. She has served as a Board Member of UFI for the past 12 years. As UFI’s Incoming President, Monica Lee-Müller will work closely with the incumbent President and Outgoing President to make up the Presidential Trio, managing and helping UFI to continue on its global mission to connect, support, and promote the exhibition industry around the world.
“I am privileged to have served the UFI Board for the past 12 years, during which time I learned and contributed along with so many of the outstanding leaders in the exhibition industry. Currently, as we experience the world’s economy being seriously impacted by COVID-19, I am more confident than ever about the significant role of UFI and importance of the exhibitions it supports. It will be an extraordinary honour to join with the UFI leadership in the coming years in moving this remarkable industry forward into a new era.”, says Monica Lee-Müller. https://www.ufi.org/