Congrex Switzerland announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Silvano Schar as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Stephane Dazet as Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the company.
“We are delighted to confirm Silvano Schär as CCO of Congrex Switzerland and Stéphane Dazet as new COO. Both Silvano and Stéphane have a deep passion for the business events industry and are highly motivated to build on the success of Congrex Switzerland,” said Daniel Brändlin, Chairman of the Board, and Julia Bicher, Board Member and CEO.
Silvano joined the company in 2010 as a sales representative and worked his way up to head up global marketing and sales. He holds an Executive MBA from the University of Bern and more than twenty years of experience in the event and hospitality industry.
“I look forward to taking on this new role and working even more closely with our CEO Julia Bicher, our Chief Key Account Officer Sabine Adam and our new COO Stephane Dazet. We have a fantastic team of professionals at Congrex, who go out of their way to make it easy for our clients to focus on the scientific content of their conferences, while being assured that events go off without a hitch,” said Silvano Schar.
Stéphane has over twenty-two years of experience in the health and business events industry and has extensive knowledge of medical association conventions. He has worked for major European medical associations, in the pharmaceutical industry and for an international PCO.
“I feel honored to be part of a company that cares deeply about its employees and customers. Along with Julia Bicher, Sabine Adam, Silvano Schär and all of my new colleagues, I am excited to help apply our expertise and experience to benefit our clients and contribute to Congrex’s growth in our new hybrid and digital world.” said Stephane Dazet.