Messe Stuttgart Appoints New Managing Director of Nanjing JV
International exhibition organiser, Messe Stuttgart’s Chinese subsidiary in Nanjing, the Nanjing Stuttgart Joint Exhibition (Messe Nanjing) appointed Hans Stoter as its new managing director, effective 1st January 2018.
Hans Stoter was previously managing director of Koelnmesse China and he has over 18 years of experience working in management positions in the Chinese trade fair industry. The company stated that the appointment will further strengthen Messe Stuttgart’s position in the China market. The company plans to expand its own existing events as well as launch new trade fairs in China.
Roland Bleinroth, president of Messe Stuttgart, commented, “With Hans Stoter, we have gained a very experienced trade fair and China specialist. In recent years, the trade fair business in China has shown strong growth and is extremely dynamic. For the upcoming challenges, such as the digitalisation of the trade fair business, with Hans Stoter we are optimally positioned.”