Reed appoints new group director

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Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) has announced the appointment of Craig Moyes as its new Group Exhibition Director (GED) for the global Meetings and Events portfolio.Moyes was previously exhibition director of RTE’s World Travel Market (WTM), a position he has held since 2006. He has also directed events for Informa and Brintex Exhibitions and been in the exhibition and events industry for more than 15 years, working in South America, Asia and Europe.Commenting on his appointment, Moyes says: “As exhibition director for WTM, RTE’s flagship event and arguably the UK’s largest B2B event of any kind, I have worked on every continent with the travel industry and all its stakeholders. This strategic experience, coupled with the sheer size and scale of WTM, is a critical factor in working with the meetings and incentives team on the future development of their portfolio of events.”  Moyes’ role as GED will be to manage teams in five continents and oversee the continuing development and expansion of the international portfolio of events that include EIBTM in Barcelona; GIBTM in Abu Dhabi; CIBTM in Beijing; AIBTM in Baltimore (2011) and AIME in Melbourne.Chair of the RTE Meeting and Events portfolio, Vanessa Cotton, says the appointment “adds considerable weight” to the leadership. “We now have a superb group exhibition director with unrivalled international operational experience, business background and contacts, an experienced executive team at our headquarters in the UK and regional meetings industry professionals in Asia, Middle East, USA and Australia. I am looking forward to working with the extended team and developing the RTE Meetings and Events portfolio,” she adds.Mandy Torrens, who has served for many years with EIBTM most latterly as exhibition director, is promoted to the new role as head of marketing and buyer programmes for the entire portfolio. She will also spearhead the development of the educational and association relationships.Graeme Barnett moves across from exhibition director from CIBTM and GIBTM to EIBTM. He will also take on responsibility for delivering the sales strategy for the portfolio. RTE promises further announcements about senior positions for AIBTM, GIBTM and CIBTM over the coming weeks.
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