Düsseldorf/Vienna, febuary 15th, 2021 - Benedikt Binder-Krieglstein named CEO of Reed Exhibitions Germany in November 2020, in addition to his position as CEO of Reed Exhibitions Austria. The Viennese manager has been with event  organizer for six years. Together with COO Barbara Leithner, CFO Ronald Herzog and CSO Michael Köhler, the team  forms the new Exhibitions Leadership Team for Reed Exhibitions ATD (Austria and Germany). 

43 year old Benedikt Binder-Krieglstein is a familiar face in the He joined in 2015, being responsible for Reed Messe Salzburg and Reed Messe Wien as operational managing director. In November 2017, he was named Chairman and CEO of Reed Exhibitions Austria.

With the decision to entrust Benedikt Binder-Krieglstein with the management of the entire German-speaking region, the company is combining the resources of both countries to pave the way for the new Reed Exhibitions ATD region (Austria and Germany). " With Benedikt at the helm, we have a great next-generation leader to help us take the necessary steps. This will ensure that our business continues to thrive.  We will be more agile, efficient and better equipped than ever to leverage technology and innovation-driven solutions," said Dominic Feltham, Regional President, EMEA, Reed Exhibitions.

Benedikt Binder-Krieglstein is delighted with his new role: "Our clear goal is to actively tackle the challenges facing us in the coming years.  As the leading private trade show organizer in the German-speaking region, we will offer versatile platforms and offerings – face-to-face,  digital and hybrid," said  the CEO.

Formerly COO of Reed Exhibitions Austria, Barbara Leithner now also assumes portfolio responsibility for Reed Exhibitions Germany. Ronald Herzog, formerly Chief Financial Officer of Reed Exhibitions Austria since November 2017, becomes CFO across both Austria and Germany.

Micheal Köhler, formerly of Reed Exhibitions Germany has been named  Chief Strategy Officer. 

Benedikt Binder-Krieglstein, Ronald Herzog, 
Barbara Leithner, Michael Köhler

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