Comexposium appoints new CEO in Asia

Shanghai, 22nd May: International event organiser, Comexposium, recently appointed a new CEO for the Asia Pacific region. Elaine Chia will officially take on the role of CEO on 16th July 2018. She is replacing Paul Lee, who will officially leave the company at the end of May.

Chia will oversee the entire APAC region and will be responsible for setting the strategic direction of Comexposium in Asia. She will be based in Shanghai and Chia will also join the Comexposium executive committee.

Chia is currently the managing director of Sphere Exhibits, the events and exhibitions division at Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) where she leads the build-up of Sphere from start-up to one of Singapore’s larger B2C and B2B event organisers.

Renaud Hamaide, chairman of Comexposium, commented, “For the past several years, APAC has been an area of significant focus for Comexposium’s growth plans.  We now have several strong events, both geo-adapts and events unique to APAC, and dedicated passionate teams in the region. We look forward to Elaine leading our APAC business as it continues to strengthen and build.”

Source: Exhibition World article