Management Team



Philippe Tissot
President & CEO
Philippe has two Master degrees in Business Management and Marketing Research and founded EIE Global in 1999. In addition to his 13 years’ experience with his worldwide business, he is a globally renowned specialist and speaker on designing and implementing influential event communication and business development plans through tradeshows and events for companies, trade associations, and governments.
In 2008 and 2010, the French Prime Minister appointed Philippe as Foreign Trade Adviser and Economic Intelligence and Defense Auditor at IHEDN. He is also a Lieutenant-Colonel (RC) of the French National Gendarmerie and an authority in defense and security communication.
Born in Algeria and raised in France and Canada, Philippe now splits his time between Toronto, Canada and Fontainebleau, France and speaks both English and French.


Henry Dorbes
Group CFO   
Henry has two master degrees in Finance and Management, an Executive MBA from HEC and is a member of the DFCG. Henry has spent over 15 years as CFO in subsidiaries of international groups (U.S. and Swedish) and family businesses in the retail and services.
From 1999 to 2003, he piloted the IPO of an engineering group and supports its very strong both organic growth and acquisitions. He managed a dozen acquisitions and mergers.
In 2007 he moved to Chicago for three years, following a family project. The same year he joined EIE Global in the US and then in France when returning in 2010.
Henry speaks both English and French.


Marie-Pierre Berthome
Group COO   
Marie-Pierre graduated with a BA International Business and Economics from Saint Catherine University, St. Paul, Minnesota. She has worked at various management levels in the Cosmetics, ICT and Environment industries.
She joined EIE Global in 2011 and has been instrumental in setting up and controlling production quality and business process. Through her extraordinary levels of energy and commitment, Marie-Pierre has ensured high customer satisfaction, and guaranteed the reliability of EIE Global’s unique process.
Marie-Pierre has lived in Morocco, France, and the USA and speaks both English and French. 

Global Sales & Account


Franck Joly
Global Sales & Accounts Director
Franck has 20 years’ experience in sales development and management in the IT, Energy, Hospitality and Tradeshow industries. He has worked for companies like Xerox and Hitachi, both in Europe and the USA, and for 3 years owned his own business in Orlando, FL, which he sold in 2011.
Franck drives EIE Global’s sales strategy and results, and guides our team of international account managers, ensuring exceptional customer service to our clients.
Franck is a Judo, Karate and Krav-Maga teacher. 


Céline Mercier
Luxury, Optics, Cosmetics Market Specialist
With a Master Degree in Asian Affairs from Lyon Political Sciences School, Céline moved to China to work in Communication and Event agencies in Beijing. As a Mandarin-speaker, she was recruited by French Foreign Affairs for their office in Chengdu, where she helped French companies set up their businesses in China.
In 2010, Céline joined EIE Global first as a Project Manager and then evolved into the Servicing Team as Industry Market Specialist for the Luxury, Cosmetics, Optics and Travel Retail Clients, where she loves to help conquer new business opportunities.
Always eager to discover new cultures and challenges, Céline moved to Toronto over the summer 2013 to help develop EIE Global activities in North America and be on-site to support the commercial strategy and clients.


Flavie Dupuy
Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Market Specialist
Information & Communication Technologies

Flavie started her professional life in the French diplomatic network as a project manager for cultural events and art exchange programs.
Driven by a passion for languages, Flavie lived in England, Taiwan, and China for almost 15 years, where she helped with the setup of marketing service agencies. Flavie developed experience in mega events communication strategy and production, such as the Beijing Olympic Games and Shanghai World Expo.
In 2012, she returned to France to join EIE Global as the dedicated Industry Market Specialist for the Healthcare and ICT sectors, where she translates the business needs of her international clients into effective solutions. 


Ingrid Thoraval
Aerospace, Defense & Security Market Specialist
Ingrid has a Master degree in Communication & Marketing. After working three years for a global leader in tradeshow and conference organization, she consolidated her business experience in communication and event helping prestigious brands in their marketing issues focusing on congress and shows organization during 4 years.
Upon joining EIE Global in 2008, Ingrid helped develop the event offer for, and launched the Global Ethics Forum at the UNO Geneva. As one of our Industry Market Specialist’s since 2012, Ingrid continues to feel motivated by serving customers and organizing events. She deals with industrial companies from the Aerospace Defense & Security sectors, where she applies her superior knowledge of their global communication and business needs to help them influence their markets.
As a daughter of a military officer, Ingrid spent 7 years in Germany and therefore speaks German, as well as English, and French.

Global Operations


Vincent Gibon
Global Operations Director
Vincent studied in France, USA, and England and after graduating with a Master of Management and International Business, he joined EIE Global in 2005 as a Project Manager.
Since then, he has been supervising booth and event projects in North America, Europe and Middle East.
Now as head of the production department, he transfers his know-how and expertise to a multicultural team of project managers and ensures their dedication and performance to our clients.
Vincent is fluent in English and French, and quite good in German and Spanish as well.