New General Manager Appointed for FCM Meetings & Events Australia

Simone Seiler profile photo.

cievents’ General Manager of Strategic Growth Simone Seiler has been appointed General Manager for FCM Meetings & Events.

Simone’s appointment comes after cievents announced it would be integrating with FCM Travel Solutions, one of the top four travel management companies globally, under the new name of FCM Meetings & Events. The integration combines the unique expertise of cievents with FCM’s market-leading technology and an extensive world-wide network, with customers set to benefit from FCM’s global reach, seamless travel, meetings, group travel and event capabilities.

Since starting at Flight Centre 20 years ago, Simone has held various leadership roles across Flight Centre Travel Group’s retail and corporate brands, with the last four years focused on growing cievents into a world leader in the MICE industry.

“We are incredibly excited to have someone of Simone’s experience across our company step into this new leadership role to lead FCM Meetings & Events in the next phase of growth,” said Melissa Elf, General Manager FCM Travel Solutions Australia.

“Simone’s passion and extensive knowledge of the MICE sector are exemplary and her vision for the future of FCM Meetings & Events is truly exciting. While the meetings and events industry has been severely impacted by COVID-19, we are starting to see components of the MICE industry fire back up again, and we are confident that our FCM Meetings & Events teams will continue to deliver world-class events with the service our customers know and trust, with the added benefits of a full suite of award-winning travel management services and technology through FCM Travel Solutions.”

ENDS.

 

Media enquiries to:

Cassandra Thurston, PR & Communications Manager, Flight Centre Travel Group
0431 246 883 / cassandra_thurston@flightcentre.com