Eike Scholl new Director International Relations of the N?rnbergMesse Group

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Development of international business a major part of the corporate strategy of the N?rnbergMesse Group

The Managing Directors of N?rnbergMesse GmbH, Dr. Roland Fleck and Peter Ottmann, have appointed Eike Scholl as Director International Relations in the International Division with effect from 1 October. The 39-year-old reports direct to Petra Wolf, Executive Director International Division. “Our international business is a major part of our corporate strategy and makes a decisive contribution to the success of the N?rnbergMesse Group,” emphasizes Peter Ottmann. “We are therefore pleased that, with the appointment of Eike Scholl, another experienced exhibition expert will support the implementation of our goals with immediate effect.”

N?rnbergMesse will generate some 90 per cent of its expected revenue of more than 210 million euros in 2012 in Germany and approx. ten per cent abroad. The N?rnbergMesse Group is aiming to increase its revenue from international business to 50 million euros by 2020. The basis for this is provided by the subsidiaries of N?rnbergMesse GmbH in Brazil, North America, Italy and China. The corporate strategy foresees setting up more companies and developing new growth regions. The responsibility for directing this development rests with Petra Wolf and her team of around 25 persons in N?rnberg. She is now supported by Eike Scholl, whose previous career history offers excellent qualities for this task.

New home in N?rnbergAfter several stays in China and various posts with internationally operating companies, the graduate political scientist’s last appointment was Director International Business Development at Landesmesse Stuttgart. “I look forward to contributing my experience of internationalization processes for the N?rnbergMesse Group,” says Scholl.

About the N?rnbergMesse GroupN?rnbergMesse is one of the 20 largest exhibition companies in the world and among the Top Ten in Europe.The portfolio covers some 120 national and international exhibitions and congresses and approx. 40 sponsored pavilions at the N?rnberg location and worldwide.Every year, around 30,000 exhibitors (international share: 37 %) and up to 1.4 million visitors (international share of trade visitors: 21 %) participate in the own, partner and guest events of the N?rnbergMesse Group, which is present with subsidiaries in China, North America, Brazil and Italy.The group also has a network of 46 representatives operating in 97 countries.