Zibrant's Richard Parker joins American Express

Richard Parker, former director of healthcare strategy at Zibrant, has joined American Express Meetings & Events as director of healthcare, EMEA.

Richard Parker is set to join American Express
Richard Parker is set to join American Express

Parker, who started his new role this week, will be reponsible for the company's healthcare portfolio across Europe, reporting into Jose Antonio Ruiz, vice president, Europe, American Express Meetings & Events.

Parker left Zibrant earlier this month, alongside head of client services Jacquie Freer, as the agency announced a restructure of its senior team.

Parker, who is currently president elect for MPI UK & Ireland Chapter, joined Zibrant from Barclays in July 2010.

He has held a variety of roles at Zibrant including head of congress, before being promoted to director of healthcare strategy and appointed to the board in September 2013.

Prior to his role at Barclays, Parker was head of events at Pfizer.

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