The United Networks of International Corporate
Event Organizers, an international association bringing together
senior decision-makers in charge of corporate events representing
blue chip companies, has appointed Björn Wigforss as President for
the Nordic and the Baltic region.
Bjorn Wigforss has almost 20 years’ experience
working for hi-tech companies including 10 years in events
communication having spent 4 years as Global Events Director at
Nokia and 2 years as Events Marcom Director at Microsoft.
also a frequent speaker in the event industry, the chairman of the
Finnish Evento Awards jury and Vice President and Advisory Board
Member of The European Best Events Awards (EuBEA).
"The Nordic Countries and the Baltics are of key importance
for UNICEO development in Europe," said Debora Piovesan, Vice President for UNICEO International. "We were looking for a senior
profile with extensive knowledge of the Nordic and Baltic countries; Bjorn has both qualities and we are pleased to benefit
from his wide experience and leadership. We are confident he will manage UNICEO development in the region perfectly."
new role, Bjorn Wigforss will be responsible for the leadership
and development of the association in the Nordic countries and the
Baltics as well as being a Board Member of UNICEO International.
He will combine this responsibility with his role at Microsoft.
events and live communication has become a huge passion of mine
over the past 10 years," said Bjorn Wigforss. "I strongly believe
that the professional development of members and of our industry
can only happen when leaders get together in a trusting
environment. It’s with this outlook that I will do my utmost to
develop UNICEO in this dynamic region to allow each member to save
time in their daily tasks, acquire new skills and help them and
their organizations to become more successful."
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