The new chairman of the FKM – Society for Voluntary Control of Fair and Exhibition Statistics will be Dr. Jochen Koeckler, chairman of the board of Deutsche Messe AG in Hannover (Germany). The 53-year-old was unanimously elected at the shareholders’ meeting of the German certification organisation for trade fair figures on 7 December 2022 in Karlsruhe. Koeckler will take office on 1 January 2023. He has been elected for three years.
Britta Wirtz, 1st Vice Chairwoman of the FKM and Managing Director of Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH, had taken over the office on an interim basis since Klaus Dittrich left in May 2022.
Previous Chairwomen confirmed
Wirtz, Managing Director of Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH, was confirmed in office as 1st Vice Chairwoman of the FKM at the meeting. Constanze Kreuser, Managing Director of RAM Regio Ausstellungs GmbH Erfurt, remains 2nd Vice Chairwoman.