Klaus Dittrich (61), CEO of Messe München GmbH, will be the new Chairman of FKM – the Society for the Voluntary Control of Fair and Exhibition Statistics. He was elected at the FKM partners‘ meeting on 15 December 2016 in Frankfurt. Dittrich will assume the chairmanship on 1 January 2017 for a period of three years. The current Chairman is Wolfgang Marzin, CEO of Messe Frankfurt GmbH, who has held the position since April 2010.

Britta Wirtz, Managing Director of Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress-GmbH, was confirmed as 1st Vice Chairwoman. Carola Schwennsen, Managing Director of Fachausstellungen Heckmann GmbH, Hanover, remains 2nd Vice Chairwoman.

FKM is the German organisation that certifies exhibition statistics. It comprises 51 German exhibition organisers who have the exhibitor and visitor figures, as well as visitor structural data, from approximately 200 exhibitions a year certified by the Ernst & Young auditing company. The Verona Exhibition Company and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council are also represented in FKM as guest members. For all information about FKM see: www.fkm.de

Press picture: Klaus Dittrich, CEO of Messe München GmbH, will be the new Chairman of FKM /  © Messe München

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