Rhiannon James is the Chief Operating Officer at the JOC Group Inc. In this role, Rhiannon is responsible for the financial performance of the JOC media assets, including the Journal of Commerce magazine and digital edition, JOC.com website, JOC Sailings website, as well as the TPM, TPM Asia and JOC Inland Distribution conferences. She manages the day-to-day operations as well as the implementation of strategic plans which impact the membership and marketing services businesses. Rhiannon oversees the sales, marketing, editorial, operations and production teams.
She joined JOC Group Inc. in January 2012 following a 14 year career at RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. During her tenure at RISI, she was based in Brussels, Belgium and held a variety of roles, including Senior Vice President of Marketing Services, Vice President of Editorial and Director of Product Development. She was responsible for launching and managing data and media products in Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America. A native of Wales, Rhiannon is now based in Newark, N.J. She graduated from the University of Nottingham in England with a double first in French and Spanish.