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The Vision Council
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Director of Strategic Accounts
Marketing and Media
President, Americas, Reed Exhibitions
Hervé Sedky oversees a business that curates more than 100 sector-leading exhibitions and events in North and South America each year, from the motor show in São Paolo to the jewelry show in Las Vegas and the cutting edge culture series from the ReedPOP group. He serves as a member of the company’s Worldwide Board.
Hervé is a results-oriented leader who develops, grows and transforms global businesses while driving profits. His distinguished 20-year executive career at the American Express Company culminated in service as Senior Vice President and General Manager of American Express Business Travel, in which he guided the growth of a $1billion revenue business and served on American Express’ senior management team. As a solo entrepreneur backed by private equity, he took an active role in investing and advising travel related companies and hotels worldwide.
His business profile is complemented by a profound commitment to community development and the nonprofit sector. Hervé serves as the Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Children's Health Fund, on the board of WINiT, a CGI-member organization, and a board member of the French Cultural Center/Alliance Française.
Chief Operating Officer
Yancy Weinrich currently serves as Senior Vice President, for Reed Exhibitions overseeing 15 Shows and Events covering the jewelry, golf and optical industries which collectively, have a heavy concentration in retail. Yancy is a member of the senior leadership and general management group which drives the strategy and P&L for Reed Exhibitions North America.
She has been a speaker in the industries that she serves on retail, career development, leadership and disruption in the B2B landscape. She is an International past President of the Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA), and has served on several other industry boards. She has received many recognition awards within the jewelry industry, and is now branching out to share her knowledge and what she sees in the retail space and how that affects B2B events and the experience for attendees.
In her personal time, she likes to golf, ski, take yoga and spin classes, read, and spend time with her family and friends
Chief Executive Officer, The Vision Council
Ashley works closely with Reed Exhibitions and The Vision Council's Show and Exhibitor Advisory Committees to establish and direct the long range strategic goals and objectives of the International Vision Expo family of tradeshows. With a background in public relations, consulting, and consumer marketing – Ashley most recently served as the Director of Communications for the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Maryland.
Vice President of Trade Shows, The Vision Council
As The Vision Council's Vice President of Trade Shows, Mitch brings 28 years of optical industry experience to his role at The Vision Council as well as a great understanding of the dynamics influencing both the domestic and global frame markets. Previous experience includes CEO of Mondottica USA and CEO of Viva international group. A graduate of the University of Maryland, Mitch enjoys following Terps basketball as well as skiing and playing Bocce.
International Sales Group
Contact the Vision International Sales team if you are from any of the countries listed below and are interested in exhibiting at Vision Expo.