Monica Lee-Müller to helm UFI for 2021/22 period

The UFI Board of Directors has elected Monica Lee-Müller as president of UFI for the 2021/22 period.

The UFI Presidential Trio for the 2020/21 term will therefore comprise:
– Monica Lee-Müller (Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) (HML); Hong Kong), incoming president
– Anbu Varathan (Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association; India), president 2020/21
– Mary Larkin (Diversified Communications; US), outgoing president

Monica Lee-Müller

This decision becomes effective at the conclusion of the 87th UFI Global Congress, which runs from November 15-20, 2020.

Lee-Müller has been the managing director of HML since July 2012. HML is the private company responsible for the management and operation of the 306,000m2 Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, where about 1,000 events are held there every year.

She has been active in UFI for many years, supporting the association’s mission and driving developments, especially on diversity and sustainability projects. Lee-Müller has also served as a board member of UFI for the past 12 years.

UFI’s recent presidents were from South Africa (Craig Newman 2018/19), Italy (Corrado Peraboni 2017/18), Germany (Andreas Gruchow 2016/17), Russia (Sergey Alexeev 2015/16), Colombia (Andrés López-Valderrama 2014/15), and France (Renaud Hamaide, 2013/14).

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