Michael Koehler, Chief Sales Officer of RX Deutschland GmbH, is the new 2nd Deputy Chairman of the FKM – Society for Voluntary Control of Fair and Exhibition Statistics.  The 44-year-old was unanimously elected at the FKM shareholders’ meeting on December 5, 2023. He succeeds Constanze Kreuser, Managing Director of RAM Regio Ausstellungs GmbH Erfurt, who is stepping down at the end of the year after three years in office.

Chairman of the FKM is Dr. Jochen Koeckler, Chairman of the Board of Management of Deutsche Messe AG, Hanover. First Deputy Chairwoman is Britta Wirtz, Managing Director of Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH.

FKM is the only organization in Germany for the certification and publication of trade fair data. Every year, 42 organizers have over 150 trade fairs and exhibitions certified by the Berlin-based testing organization FKM.