by Sarah J.F. Braley | February 16, 2012

Cindy D'AoustMeeting Professionals International has appointed Cynthia (Cindy) D'Aoust as its new chief operating officer following a comprehensive search. D'Aoust will report to MPI president and CEO Bruce MacMillan and will lead operational deployment of MPI 3.0, the organization's new strategic business plan. D'Aoust comes to MPI from her position as vice president of shared services with Maxvantage, the strategic alliance between Maritz Travel Co. and American Express, and previously worked with Maritz's meetings, events and incentives division. She will relocate to Dallas and start her post with MPI on April 9.