Former Reed Exhibitions executive broadens senior management team
Ken McAvoy has joined the Global Exhibitions Division of Informa PLC as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, a new position. In that role, McAvoy will have responsibility for corporate development, operations and procurement, including venue/hotel selection and negotiations and other vendor management, with a particular focus on North America. He brings his years of experience as a senior manager in the exhibitions and trade show industry, most recently as the Senior Vice President of Operations for Reed Exhibitions in North America.
Charlie McCurdy, president and CEO of Informa Global Exhibitions, commented: “Ken is a proven leader in our industry and his capabilities will further strengthen and broaden our senior management team as we accelerate growth in North America and globally.”
With more than 160 trade and consumer exhibitions annually, Informa Exhibitions is a division of Informa PLC, a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. Informa PLC is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100. For more info, visit http://informa.com/divisions/global-exhibitions/.