MGI announces new International and Executive Committee Members

6th November 2013

MGI World New International Committee, October 2013

New International Committee, October 2013
Back row, from left: Jonathan Farrow (Company Secretary), Ed Fahey (IC, North America and Deputy Chairman*), Clive Bennett (CEO), Ricardo Ruiz (IC, Latin America), Peter Winter (IC, UK & Ireland and Deputy Chairman*).  Front Row, from left: Matthew Moy (IC, Australasia), Erik Emilsson (IC, Europe and Chairman*), Gerald Diamond (IC, Africa), Faiyaaz Rajkotwala (IC, Middle East & North Africa), Pallavi Dinodia (IC, Asia)

* Executive Committee members

MGI worldwide is pleased to announce the new members of the International and Executive Committees elected at this year’s AGM held earlier this month in Sydney.

The AGM included a farewell address from MGI’s outgoing Chairman and Area Representative for North America, John Repetti, and a welcome speech from incoming Chairman* and Area Representative for Europe, Erik Emilsson. 

John Repetti comments: “This has been an outstanding year for MGI. We launched our major new strategy at the AGM in Cyprus last October. We have had record growth in our membership, including some key new markets. Our professional structure has been strengthened and there is an overwhelming atmosphere of energy and greatly increased competitiveness. I am proud and honoured to have been MGI’s Chairman over this period and I wish Erik every success as Chairman moving forward.”

Hear what John Repetti, MGI Chairman 2011 – 2013 has to say. Link to video

Hear what Erik Emilsson, MGI Chairman from 2013 has to say. Link to video

The announcement also sees:

Peter Winter replace Erik as Deputy Chairman* and remain Area Representative for the UK & Ireland

Ed Fahey replace Carlos Pan as Deputy Chairman* and become new Area Representative for North America

Matthew Moy replace Grant Field as IC Member and Area Representative for Australasia

Ricardo Ruiz Betancourt replace Carlos Pan as IC Member and Area Representative for Latin America

*Members of the Executive Committee

Clive Bennett, CEO, gives a special thank you to all past and present IC and EC members for their continued support, commitment and loyalty over the years and very much looks forward to achieving great things together in the years ahead.

View the full organisational structure at​

For more information please contact: Clive Bennett | CEO |

Related links:

Clive Bennett, CEO on the value of MGI. Link to view video

Jonathan Farrow, Company Secretary on the historical legacy of MGI. Link to video

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