The George P. Johnson Co., the Auburn Hills, Mich.–based event marketing company, has hired Carol Krugman, CMP, CMM, as a director of client services. Krugman will be joining the company’s Boston office after 16 years as an independent meeting and incentive planner. As president and CEO of Krugman Group International Inc., she was well known for her experience in international meetings management and had a multinational client base, including several major pharmaceutical companies, such as Pfizer and Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America.

Krugman is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Meeting Professionals International Foundation and has been dean of the MPI Institutes since 2001. At George P. Johnson, she will focus on the pharmaceutical industry, reporting to Jeff Rutchik, senior vice president, client services/worldwide, and general manager.