New director of business development for MCI Group

Former vice president of sales from Tourism Montreal joins MCI Group's team in Canada.

MCI Group Canada has hired events industry veteran Michel Bourdon as director of business development in its Montreal office.

Affectionately known throughout the meetings and convention industry as ‘Mr Montreal,’ Bourdon brings his leadership, networking and motivational skills to the MCI office from his seven years in the role of vice president of sales and conventions services for Tourism Montreal.  

In his new role, Bourdon will make use of his passion and knowledge of the city of Montreal to expand MCI Canada’s business globally.

"The addition of Michel to our MCI team is a reaffirmation of our commitment to continue investing in the Canadian market and helping our cities to thrive in the global arena of events," said Juliano Lissoni, managing director, MCI Group Canada Inc.  

"With a solid team in place and MCI’s reputation in the local market behind him, we expect MCI Montreal to increase its role as an engine of economic development for Montreal and for our country."

Bourdon added: "I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to continue to promote Montreal as a premiere destination in global markets, now as part of MCI Group." 

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