PMI Launches President and CEO Search

Philadelphia, PA

Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading professional membership organization for project managers, announced today that it has retained EgonZehnder to work with PMI to identify its next President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

PMI will conduct a comprehensive global review of internal and external candidates in a search process intended to ensure a smooth transition to the next President and CEO. PMI’s Board of Directors will select the final candidate. Interested parties should contact Rajiv Lulla, [email protected].

As a global authority in project management, PMI is driven by a mission of empowering people to make ideas a reality in new ways of working. The organization’s next leader will be charged with a wide range of leadership responsibilities, including oversight of the continued implementation of PMI’s growth strategy to address the evolving needs of project professionals while increasing PMI’s impact around the world. PMI will look to its new President and CEO to serve this broader audience worldwide and scale our business across strategic focus areas as the organization enters its next chapter.


About Project Management Institute (PMI)

Project Management Institute (PMI) is the leading professional organization for project management, and the authority for a growing global community of millions of project professionals and individuals who use project management skills. Collectively, these professionals and "changemakers" consistently create better outcomes for businesses, community and society worldwide.

PMI empowers people to make ideas a reality. Through global advocacy, networking, collaboration, research, and education, PMI prepares organizations and individuals at every stage of their career journey to work smarter so they can drive success in a world of change. 

Building on a proud legacy dating to 1969, PMI is a not-for-profit for-purpose organization working in nearly every country around the world to advance careers, strengthen organizational success, and enable project professionals and changemakers with new skills and ways of working to maximize their impact. PMI offerings include globally recognized standards, certifications, online courses, thought leadership, tools, digital publications, and communities.

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