Conrad Doucet


Conrad's passion has always been the hospitality industry. After completing his studies, he started his career as director of food and beverage, quickly escalating to director of sales & marketing and finally as global account director for a major hotel chain. Throughout the years, customer service has been the cornerstone that has defined his success. He has served as board of director for MPI and PCMA as well as sitting on several advisory boards for large hotel chains. His experience as both a hotelier and event planner has earned him the respect of his peers. Today, with the help of his hand-picked team, Conrad has seen HMI grow from its humble beginnings to being a key industry player internationally.

Luc Myre

Executive Vice President

Luc holds a B.A.A. in administration, an M.B.A., a certificate in business law as well as a certification in project management. With over 15 years in the events and media sector, Luc has excelled in customer relations by displaying an immaculate attention to detail while respecting budgetary constraints. His client expertise and rigor are only limited by going beyond what he himself demands. Luc’s openness to the world and different cultures truly make him an added value to the HMI team.

Annie Marcoux

Senior Account Director

Annie is a driven professional who is renowned throughout the hotel industry for her enthusiasm and positive “can do attitude”. With almost 22 years of experience in Hotel Sales ranging from Boutique Style Properties to International Hotel Chains, Annie has developed excellent interpersonal relationships with both colleagues and clients alike; always seeking to exceed expectations while creating a win-win scenario. Recipient of the “Delta Sales Award of Distinction” for four consecutive years (2010 to 2014) during her 12-year tenure with the Delta Montreal. Most recently Annie held the position of Account Executive with the National Market Sales team at Marriott Hotels of Canada.

Adam Levine

Account Manager

With over 25 years of Hospitality experience, Adam has developed strong operation and sales skills that have enabled him to build a record of sustained sales and operational increases.  A passionate, strong leader and great communicator, he has established a proven and respected track record with his dedication and loyalty in the hospitality industry.  Adam's commitment and value to his work ethic are very much appreciated by his clients and peers. His experience shows he's willing to go one step further to make sure the takeaway feeling is a positive one. He is extremely knowledgeable, well respected, and admired not only by peers and colleagues but within the entire hospitality and travel industry.

Genevieve Dorion-Coupal

Event Specialist

Geneviève is passionate, committed and has extensive experience producing spectacular shows and events around the world - she is truly an expert in the industry! As creative as she is versatile, she never hesitates to think outside of the box for a production to guarantee operational and financial success. Her diverse background and her experience abroad have helped her develop considerable skills in multicultural and interdisciplinary team management. Results-oriented while respecting the mandate, she shines with her ability to ensure the transition from the imaginary to reality. Geneviève is very happy to join the HMI team and to focus her wealth of knowledge on event management!

Loic Cadu

Sales & Event Coordinator

After completing his studies in Project Management with specialization in the hospitaly industry at the Conservatoire Nationale des Arts et Métiers (CNAM), Loic worked in France with Pierre & Vacances Center Parcs Group as Group Coordinator and Business Development Manager. He then decided to move to Montreal where he began a career with HMI as Sales & Events Coordinator.


Laurent Riva

General Manager – European Division

After obtaining his university degree in Hospitality Management from l'Institut Univeria in Grenoble, France, Laurent moved to Switzerland and pursued his hospitality career with several upscale hotels. Having worked in every hotel department, he most recently served as Chef Concierge with the Movenpick Hotel in Geneva and became the one of the youngest chef concierges in Switzerland. His extensive frontline hotel experience and broad European contact network is an asset to HMI.

Marie Caillat

Communication Officer

After completing a master’s degree in History in France, Marie moved to Australia where she graduated in Business & Events Management and started her career, which she then pursued in England, Malaysia and UAE before moving to Geneva. Marie brings with her over 10 years of experience working in international and multicultural environments and specializing in Event and Communication Projects Management mainly within the sports, leisure, lifestyle and hospitality industry. From her diverse background, her experiences abroad and the constant discovery of new cultures she has become a very creative, open-minded & versatile professional. She is passionate about the events’ world, bringing people together and offering the best brand experience possible.

Suren Hettiarachchi

Global Account Manager

Suren is coming from a hospitality background. In 2005, he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing in London, UK. After his studies, he joined an independent hotel group in London as Reservations Agent and later became a Sales and Marketing Manager. He then worked for The O2, a brand new and one of the biggest conference hotel venues in London, as a Leisure Sales Manager dealing with agents, airlines, sports, and entertainment events business. In 2017, Suren moved to Geneva and started working for a DMC based in Sri Lanka as part of his family business (Crystal Holidays Pvt Ltd), as Director of Sales Europe overlooking the activities in the whole Europe Region and looking after agents, clients, Roadshows, Exhibitions and Trade Shows.

Barbara Brizard

Account and Event Manager

Barbara obtained a master's degree in international trade specializing in project management in Lyon. Her internship of several months in New York in an event agency reinforced her will to be involved in this sector. She then moved on for three years as a digital consultant whose main missions were the creation of conference recording sites and the long-term technological implementation with key clients; then events specialist with a logistics specialty within an international events group in Geneva (MCI). She has been also recognised by CVENT as User expert !