BPI group

February 23, 2011 08:30 ET

Juan Luis Goujon, President of BPI group, North America, Elected President of the French American Chamber of Commerce - Chicago

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - February 23, 2011) - The French-American Chamber of Commerce of Chicago (FACC-Chicago) has elected Juan Luis Goujon President of its Board of Directors for a two-year term.

The FACC-Chicago is an independent, non-profit organization that promotes and develops commercial and financial relations between France and the United States. Members in the Chicago area represent both large and small corporations with European and American interests.

Mr. Goujon is President and Chief Executive Officer of BPI group, North America, and is responsible for overseeing the firm's operations and strategic growth in North America.

"We are thrilled to have Mr. Goujon lead the FACC in Chicago. His leadership with the French-based BPI group and his global business perspective will serve the interests of our members in Chicago, as well as the many French-based companies doing business here," said Emmanuèle van Houdenhoven, Executive Director of the FACC-Chicago.

Mr. Goujon also serves as Executive Vice President and is a member of the Global Board of Directors of BPI group, headquartered in Paris, France. He joined BPI group in 1995 and has more than 15 years of experience in operations, executive transition, restructurings/change management and corporate finance.

Mr. Goujon previously served as Chief Executive Officer of BPI group's Spanish and Portuguese subsidiaries, which he founded in 1991. He also serves as the Chairman of the Spanish Association of Outplacement Consulting (AECO), member of the Association of Career Firms International (ACF)'s Board of Directors.

About FACC-Chicago
FACC-Chicago ( is one of 19 chapters of the French-American Chamber of Commerce. In support of its mission, FACC-Chicago offers commercial services for French and American businesses, including trade services for French businesses launching in the U.S. and referral and visa-processing services for American companies. Locally, FACC-Chicago organizes events to bring members together in the spirit of establishing contacts and fostering dialogue between business sectors with interests in French U.S. trade and commerce.

About BPI group
BPI group ( is a leading global management and human resources consulting firm. BPI group has 25 years of experience in North America, providing customized, pragmatic solutions that drive organizational, team, leadership and individual excellence and span the entire talent management lifecycle.

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