Trade advisors work closely with French embassies and chambers of commerce to share their business experience in support of France
BURLINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management (CEM) and national Public Warning solutions, today announced that Vincent Geffray, the company’s Senior Director of Global Product Marketing, is appointed French Foreign Trade Advisor in the United States by the Prime Minister of France. Foreign trade advisors, or “Conseillers du Commerce Extérieur de la France” (CCE), participate in strategic council meetings within the French government and offer their analysis, opinions and recommendations on international trade and specific market issues.
Mr. Geffray’s appointment comes upon the recommendation of the French Secretary of State for Foreign Trade and lasts for a period of three years.
“I am humbled and honored to join this esteemed group of Foreign Trade Advisors to France,” said Mr. Geffray. “As a French American living and working in the United States, I look forward to bringing my expertise and enthusiasm to advising the French government and French entrepreneurs willing to develop their activity in the U.S., and to representing France on the international stage.”
Chosen for their industry knowledge and international work experience, French Foreign Trade Advisors share their skills on a voluntary basis to serve the French presence abroad. In addition to making recommendations to the government, CCEs mentor small and medium-sized companies in their global expansions and engage with young people to promote the V.I.E. (French international corporate volunteers) initiative.
In his role at Everbridge, Mr. Geffray oversees the company’s Global Product Marketing program as it continues to rapidly expand its international presence. Today, Everbridge provides critical event management (CEM) solutions to numerous businesses and government agencies across France including law enforcement, fire departments, ambulatory and emergency care, and commercial businesses.
Everbridge will once again sponsor this year’s European Emergency Number Association (EENA) Conference, focused on improving public safety and security, taking place in Marseille, France (April 27-29).
Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) is a global software company that provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations’ operational response to critical events in order to Keep People Safe and Organizations Running™. Everbridge is also the number one global provider of nationwide population alerting solutions. More local, state, and national governments deploy Everbridge population alerting technology than any other solution, offering the ability to reach over two billion residents and visitors in more than 200 countries and territories. Everbridge is based in Boston with additional offices in 25 cities around the globe. For more information visit www.everbridge.com
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