Monaco - 3 November 2011,
DAVID TOMATIS APPOINTED TO NEW SENIOR POSITION IN MONACO
David Tomatis has been appointed to a new senior position as Advisor to the Cabinet of H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince. Mr. Tomatis previously served, for over 10 years, as CEO of Monaco Mediax and was responsible for the administration of world-renowned events such as the Monte-Carlo Television Festival, Sportel-branded shows, Imagina, WIMA events, Monaco Media Forum and the Monaco iGaming Exchanges.
His former position will be divided internally between two longtime executives Mr. Laurent Puons to be named General Manager of Monaco Mediax and Ms. Amparo DiFede, Administrative Director of Monaco Mediax. Laurent Puons will oversee the Monte-Carlo TV Festival, WIMA events, Imagina and Monaco Media Forum as Ms. Amparo DiFede will be in charge of the Sportel events and the MiE. Tomatis will remain a member of the Board of Directors of Monaco Mediax.
“I have developed great relationships and enjoyed an extraordinarily rewarding experience at Monaco Mediax in particular launching newer branded events. I am very proud that we have built the world’s pre-eminent Television Festival. I know that these important events are in good hands with Amparo and Laurent, and I am fortunate to continue to be involved as a member of the Board”, Tomatis commented.
Tomatis added, “ I am looking forward to my new position to be an exciting professional experience."
Monaco Mediax is a non-profit organization in charge of developing world-renowned events for the Principality of Monaco in the media industry, including the Monte-Carlo Television Festival, Imagina, Sportel Monaco, Sportel Asia, Sportel America, Sportel Rio, WIMA Monaco, WIMA USA and the Monaco Media Forum. The honorary President of the organization is H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco.