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MCI Strengthens Public Affairs Offering to Associations

Date: October 2, 2012

Geneva, Switzerland – 2nd October, 2012. MCI is pleased to announce the full acquisition of independent Brussels-based PA firm LOGOS Public Affairs, enhancing its value proposition to associations around the globe.

The establishment of MCI’s Public Affairs service builds upon an existing strategic partnership of over five years working with LOGOS and its founder, renowned Public Affairs practitioner, Fred Soudain. The service will consist of a team of ten consultants led by Fred Soudain, Jose Lalloum and Florence Bernardoni, seated in Brussels. Aimed at assisting associations with their intelligence gathering, outreach, policy influence, reputation management and stakeholder dialogue, the Public Affairs service will focus on three key practice areas of healthcare (pharma), automotive transport and energy and environment.

“Developing our own Public Affairs competency within MCI reinforces our ability to serve, develop and build associations with a fully integrated and strategic value proposition providing a one-stop solution, or project-based expertise, to our clients,” comments Nikki Walker, MCI’s Vice President of Association Management & Consulting.

We have experienced the cooperation with MCI for the past five years and adhere fully to the vision and objectives of the company. Public Affairs is a key component which will reinforce our services to existing and future clients.” adds Fred Soudain, Director of Public Affairs, MCI.


Ranked among the top 20 PA firms for European Public Affairs, LOGOS has assisted many European/regional and global organizations with their Public Affairs strategy and implementation, covering a wide spectrum of policy fields including health, consumer, automotive, transport, energy & environment and sport. For more information, visit www.logos-eu.com


MCI is a globally integrated Association, Communication and Event Management Company. Since 1987, MCI has created corporate events, meetings and incentives; association and governmental conventions, congresses, exhibitions; and managed and provided consulting to associations. MCI’s mission is to help companies, governments and associations bring people together to create meaningful connections and win.

With offices currently in 47 cities in Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, North and South America, MCI is a thought leader in building community around brands, products and services for companies and institutions. MCI’s 1200 plus employees represent 50 different nationalities and speak 60 different languages offering local knowledge in a completely international team.

Visit the MCI website at www.mci-group.com for the latest company information. The MCI Press Kit is available for download at www.mci-group.com/presskit. 

For further detail on the information contained in this press release, please contact:

Rachael Addley                David Barder

Group PR & Communications Manager Group Marketing Manager

MCI HQ | Geneva MCI HQ | Geneva

rachael.addley@mci-group.com david.barder@mci-group.com

Phone: +41 22 3399549 Phone: +41 22 3399546

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