Dallas, Texas USA October 23, 2011 — The Project Management Institute, the world’s leading project management member association, announces that it has designated Philip R. Diab, MBA, PMP, as a Fellow of the Project Management Institute (PMI®) for his continued championship of the expansion of the global reach of project management and his tireless advocacy of PMI’s role as the premier leader in the profession. The Fellowship, which is the most prestigious award that PMI presents to an individual, was bestowed during PMI’s annual Awards Ceremony on Saturday, 22 October 2011 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center.

As a two-term PMI Board member, including four years of service on PMI’s Governance Committee, and 2008 PMI Board Chair, Mr. Diab has been a leader in the development of PMI’s strategic focus linking programs and portfolios to an organizations strategy. His leadership was instrumental in providing governance and oversight of PMI’s expansion into China and India.

Mr. Diab is a renowned speaker and has authored a book and dozens of articles with worldwide readership. In his current role as CEO of Leadership Formation, Mr. Diab provides strategic counsel, coaching and facilitation on strategy, transformation, and portfolio oversight.

“Being part of the PMI community and serving the profession is part of a calling that many of us have because of our firm belief that project management is a noble profession that makes the world better.  I am honored to receive such a prestigious award and truly fortunate to be joining the ranks of such a distinguished group of PMI members.”

About Project Management Institute (PMI)
PMI is the world’s largest project management member association, representing more than 600,000 practitioners in more than 185 countries. As a global thought leader and knowledge resource, PMI advances the profession through its global standards and credentials, collaborative chapters and virtual communities and academic research. When organizations invest in project management, supported by PMI, executives have confidence that their important initiatives will deliver expected results, greater business value and competitive advantage. Visit us at www.pmi.org, www.facebook.com/PMInstitute, and on Twitter @PMInstitute.

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