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Australian Business Leader Invested As World HR President

LONDON, UK-The chairman and national president of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI), Peter Wilson AM, was invested at a ceremony at Lord’s in London on Tuesday as the president of the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA).

The WFPMA is global organisation representing approximately 700,000 HR and people management professionals from around the world. Its members consist of 93 national associations from countries on the continents of Africa (29 countries), Asia Pacific (16), Europe (30), North America (3) and South America (15).

The constituent bodies of the WFPMA conduct regular events, and since 1986 the WFPMA has held a world congress every two years, the most recent being in Santiago in 2014. It also conducts research of global relevance to its members, and publishes WorldLink, its official global e-newsletter.

Peter Wilson replaces the outgoing world federation president, Jorge Jauregui, from Mexico. The appointment is for two years from 2016-2018.