Reed Exhibitions Americas, one of the world’s leading events organizers, has announced a change to the leadership structure in the Mexico business unit. Michael Mandl, currently group VP of Reed Exhibitions US, has been appointed CEO, Reed Exhibitions Mexico.
Mandl has been with the U.S. business for the past three years overseeing a portfolio of large-scale shows in various industries. Most recently, he has also led the integration of the Mack Brooks business in the U.S., and has successfully secured the growth of international launches using his global business development experience and network. Before joining RX US, he worked in several senior management positions for RX globally including India (business unit CEO), Germany and Austria.
Commenting on the new appointment, Hervé Sedky, president of Reed Exhibitions Americas, says, “I am very excited to have Michael join the Mexico leadership team. He brings a tremendous amount of thought leadership and business experience to our dynamic and expanding Mexico business. Michael is very customer-driven with deep leadership capabilities, and I am confident he can help lead the Mexico business to even greater success.” Mandl will report to Sedky.
“I am excited about this great opportunity,” says Mandl. “RX Mexico has been growing since we first entered the market in 2011, and I look forward to being a part of such a vibrant organization that has delivered incredible customer impact and success.”
Mandl and his family will re-locate to Mexico City in January.
Reed Exhibitions is one of the world’s leading events organizers, with a growing portfolio of more than 500 events in 30 countries, and a staff of 3,900 exhibition specialists. Their events serve 43 key industry sectors, and in 2016 they brought together more than 7 million active event participants to drive sales, network and learn. For more info, visit www.reedexpo.com.