New Event Director of the Reed Exhibitions Materials Fairs
He will be succeeded by Michael Köhler (34) who has been Project Manager of COMPOSITES EUROPE since 2008 and of ALUMINIUM since 2010. In connection with its change of location to Düsseldorf in 2012, ALUMINIUM registered a rise in exhibitor figures of 15 %, an increase in exhibition surface of 20 % and a visitor plus of almost 25 %. In the overseas business segment, M. Jessberger provided a significant impetus for the “goes-global” strategy of the worldwide ALUMINIUM trade fairs with International ALUMINIUM BRAZIL, which is being held every two years in Sao Paulo starting in 2012. M. Köhler is responsible for the worldwide ALUMINIUM trade fair cycle in Shanghai, Mumbai, Dubai and Sao Paulo as its Brand Manager.