– Ernst Kick and Dr. Hans-Juergen Richter to step down in 2021
– Christian Ulrich, Florian Hess and Jens Pflüger kind three-strong workforce
NUREMBURG, Germany, Might 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The administration of Spielwarenmesse eG is setting the course for the long run and has revealed important modifications to the Government Board which is able to take impact half-way by way of subsequent yr. The long-standing Executives Ernst Kick (CEO) and Dr. Hans-Juergen Richter can be leaving on 30 June 2021 when their time period involves an finish. The brand new Government Board can be expanded to 3 members. Christian Ulrich, Florian Hess and Jens Pflüger, all skilled trade specialists, will take over the helm of the Nuremberg exhibition organiser and advertising providers supplier on 1 July 2021. The choice was made through the Supervisory Board assembly on eight Might 2020.
On the finish of June 2021, Ernst Kick (2nd from left) and Dr. Hans-Juergen Richter (third from left) will hand the chief reins of Spielwarenmesse eG to a three-strong workforce recruited from the cooperative’s personal ranks (from left): Jens Pflüger, Florian Hess and Christian Ulrich.
This early resolution by Spielwarenmesse eG demonstrates foresight and consideration. Axel Kaldenhoven, Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Spielwarenmesse eG, commented: “Commerce gala’s are as necessary as ever and can lose none of their significance. In any case, industries throughout the board thrive on private enterprise relationships. This strategic step is each logical and proper and can make sure that Spielwarenmesse eG continues to function efficiently and proactively.”
The beneficiant time-frame paves the best way for a fluid transition. The long run administration workforce can be taking up a stable firm which Ernst Kick and Dr. Hans-Juergen Richter have tailored to the altering market lately, shaping it in decisive methods. Assuming his function as CEO in 2002, Ernst Kick has strengthened the cooperative, while conceptually reinforcing the main function of the Spielwarenmesse and driving internationalisation. As a member of the Government Board, Dr. Hans-Juergen Richter has been liable for authorized questions and issues referring to members since 2005.
The three future members of the Government Board have been recruited from the cooperative’s personal ranks. Christian Ulrich, Florian Hess and Jens Pflüger have a few years’ expertise within the exhibition trade and, as members of the administration, have all performed an necessary function in shaping firm technique and constructing worldwide exhibition tasks. Their duties are all clearly outlined: Christian Ulrich will assume the function of Government Board Spokesman and can be liable for Advertising, Press Relations & Communication in addition to New Enterprise Areas. Florian Hess will oversee Occasion Organisation, Gross sales and Authorized Issues. Jens Pflüger will take care of Finance, IT, HR, Digitalisation and Member Providers.
Commenting on the modifications, Ernst Kick said: “I’ll be delighted subsequent yr to position the duties of the Government Board in such reliable and succesful arms.” When talking concerning the transition in tough occasions corresponding to these, he additionally had a couple of phrases of encouragement: “The exhibition trade is going through unprecedented challenges. On condition that the workforce had already began engaged on various codecs even earlier than corona and we’re glad to supply steering through the transition interval, I’m optimistic that the brand new workforce can be very profitable in steering the fortunes of Spielwarenmesse eG lengthy into the long run.”
Spielwarenmesse eG is the honest organizer and advertising providers supplier for the toy sector and different shopper items markets. The Nuremberg firm organizes the world-leading Spielwarenmesse® in Nuremberg, Children India in Mumbai and Insights-X in Nuremberg. The vary of providers supplied by the cooperative additionally consists of trade campaigns and the worldwide honest programme, World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG, which allows producers to exhibit at pavilions featured at commerce gala’s in Asia and Russia. Spielwarenmesse eG operates a worldwide community of representatives in over 90 nations. It additionally has a number of subsidiaries, together with Spielwarenmesse Shanghai Co., Ltd., liable for the Individuals’s Republic of China and Spielwarenmesse India Pvt. Ltd., overlaying the Indian market. The cooperative holds a majority stake within the Russian exhibition firm Grand Expo, which organizes Children Russia in Moscow. Die roten Reiter GmbH subsidiary with headquarters in Nuremberg works as communication company for the patron and capital items trade. The whole firm profile of Spielwarenmesse eG may be seen on the Web at www.spielwarenmesse-eg.com.