In 2010, he based The New York Forum, an annual assembly to advertise financial management and the New York Forum AFRICA in 2012. The first New York Forum AFRICA occurred in Libreville, Gabon, from June 8 to 10.
Since October 2013, Attias is a member of the 4Afrika Advisory Council, an exterior board of advisers tasked with guiding strategic investments undertaken by the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative.
In 2009, Attias based Richard Attias and Associates, a strategic consulting agency with workplaces in New York, Paris, London, Rabat and Dubai, that helps authorities and non-governmental organizations worldwide, the place he fulfills the place of Executive chairman. In December 2013, WPP, the worldwide advertising companies firm, has taken a 30% stake in RA&A. Attias stays chairman of RAA.
Attias was the chairman the Advisory Board of the Center on Capitalism and Society from 2009 to 2010.
Attias was named chairman of the board of Publicis Dialog which mixed the operations of Publicis Events and a spread of selling companies. In 2004, Attias moved to New York and have become chairman of Publicis Events Worldwide.
Attias offered a part of his firm to Publicis in 1998 and based an organization which produced occasions for varied shoppers together with IBM, l’Oreal, Unilever, BT, Avaya, Lenovo, EDF, Sanofi-Aventis, and totally different governments.
During the Nineteen Nineties, Attias based an Event Management Company and produced varied international occasions together with the Zurich Insurances, Egypt Economic Development Conference for the Egyptian Government, IBM, conventions and Boris Yeltsin’s go to to France.
Attias was born right into a Moroccan Jewish household within the imperial metropolis of Fes. He graduated as a civil engineer from the Institut nationwide des sciences appliquées de Toulouse, and obtained a grasp in Mathematics and Physics from the Paris University. He started his profession as a gross sales govt at IBM France and in 1986 grew to become the overall supervisor of Econocom France and Econocom Japan, a pc leasing firm.
Richard Attias (born November 19, 1959) is a Moroccan occasions producer, founder and former chairman of PublicisStay and presently the manager chairman of Richard Attias and Associates. He can be the founding father of The New York Forum and the co-founder of the Global Clinton Initiative and the Nobel Laureates Conference. From 1995 to 2008, he was the Executive Producer of the Davos Forum.