Ms. Xu Jia has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Messe München Shanghai. Mr. Stephen Lu has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer and Ms. Candace Hua as Chief Financial Officer.
Xu will lead the Management Board of Messe München Shanghai which is responsible for organising the company’s trade fairs in China. She succeeded Edwin Tan, who left the company on 31st July. Xu has more than ten years of experience in the Chinese trade fair industry. She will also oversee corporate marketing and communications, human resources, operations as well as its outbound business. Xu had previously been the COO at Messe München Shanghai since 2013.
Lu will be responsible for implementing new technologies, product marketing, business development and M&A. Lu was previously the Group Project Director at Messe München Shanghai.
Hua will join Messe München Shanghai on 1st October. She has extensive experience working as a CFO in both China and France. Hua will be responsible for finance, procurement, legal and compliance in Shanghai as well as in the branch offices in Beijing and Shenzhen.