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Dierdre Sidjanski

Office Manager

Switzerland

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Biography

Dierdre Sidjanski joins in the capacity of Office Manager reporting to Tarek Kamel. Dierdre is based in Geneva and is a new member of the Government Engagement team.
Dierdre will be responsible for providing day-to-day oversight of the operations of the Geneva, Switzerland office while providing support to the Government Engagement team. Prior to joining , Dierdre worked as an Independent Relocation Consultant and Executive Assistant. Dierdre holds an Associate’s degree in Photography from the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York and a Media Arts Certificate from the University of Buffalo, New York. She is fluent in English and French.

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