Encore Appoints Alexandra Odri-Fender as Senior Director of Project Management DACHNL and Digital Services EMEA

October 19, 2023
News Release

Encore is pleased to introduce Alexandra Odri-Fender, who has been appointed as the new Senior Director of Project Management DACHNL and Digital Services EMEA. In her new role, Alexandra will lead the team delivering high-quality events across Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the Netherlands.

Alexandra is a highly experienced event professional with over 23 years of industry experience. She joined Encore in 2011 as the Head of Participant Management, overseeing the registration and communication processes for large-scale events. In 2012, Alexandra was promoted to Senior Event Manager, and in 2016, she was further promoted to Senior Account Manager. In this role, she was responsible for developing and maintaining long-term relationships with key clients and partners. Alexandra’s most recent position was leading Encore’s EMEA Digital Services team, which she will continue to oversee in her new role.

Alexandra is passionate about creating engaging and memorable events that connect people and inspire change. She always seeks new ways to leverage technology and creativity to enhance the event experience for attendees, speakers, and organisers. She is also committed to fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence within her team and the organisation.

“I am very excited to take on the Senior Director of Project Management DACHNL and Digital Services EMEA role at Encore. I have been working with Encore for over a decade and witnessed the tremendous growth and transformation of the company and the industry. I am looking forward to leading our talented and passionate teams to deliver exceptional events and digital solutions that transform for our clients. I believe that events are powerful platforms that can create meaningful connections, inspire positive change and drive business results. I am excited to work with our clients to understand their needs, goals, and challenges and provide them with the best solutions.”

Alexandra is the first woman to hold the position of Senior Director of Project Management at Encore, something she is particularly proud of. “Being an advocate for women in the industry and an active member of the Women of Encore BRG, I am proud and honoured to take on this position”, comments Alexandra. “I hope to inspire and empower more women to pursue careers in the AV industry. I am committed to fostering a culture of diversity, inclusion, and equality within Encore and the industry as a whole.”

Simon Wood, Group Production Director for the EMEA region at Encore, expressed his views regarding Alexandra’s appointment, saying, “Alexandra’s appointment introduces a new and valuable perspective to our production team in the DACHNL region. Additionally, it solidifies our position under the guidance of a well-established and trusted member of the Encore team, ensuring stability and fresh insights.”