Hugh Jones is the new CEO of Reed Exhibitions

Hugh Jones is the Chief Executive Officer of Reed Exhibitions since February 1st, succeeding Chet Burchett.

“I’m looking forward to bringing more increasingly sophisticated data-led analytics and technology to more customers around the world,” Jones said. “Exhibitions is an exciting, entrepreneurial industry, and the fundamentals of the business are excellent. Combining the best of face-to-face connections with technology and rich data analytics will provide new value to our more than 7 million exhibitors and visitors.  This ensures that their investment of time and resource in our exhibitions becomes even more valuable, efficient and relevant to their individual needs, ensuring that they grow their business.”

Burchett said, “It has been an honour to lead the team at Reed Exhibitions and a privilege to serve the company.  Hugh is a proven CEO and well-recognised for an outstanding track record of driving growth. Coming from a business where the importance of data analytics and product-driven innovation is paramount, he will be a fantastic leader for the company.”

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