dmg events appoints Chris Kilbee as senior vice-president

Chris Kilbee newChris Kilbee, the new senior vice-president of dmg events. (Image source: dmg events)dmg events, Dubai-based event organisers, has announced the appointment of Chris Kilbee as senior vice-president to lead its growing global construction portfolio

Kilbee was based in Amsterdam with UBM where, as group director, he has led the growth and development of the company’s global Pharmaceutical portfolio.

His responsibilities included the P and L performance of a large, global events portfolio and the development and execution of a global strategy to drive performance across all brands, the company added.

Matt Denton, president of dmg events, said, “His wide-ranging experience of leading and developing large-scale global event businesses, along with his deep experience of the built environment sector, made Chris the obvious choice to take dmg events’ construction division to the next level.”

“With new launch events on the way, plus our continued efforts to geo-adapt leading brands to new locations, our construction division is enjoying a period of dynamic growth. We’re looking forward to seeing how it continues to grow under Chris’s leadership,” added Denton.

Discussing his new role, Kilbee commented, “I am looking forward to the challenges of developing this dynamic portfolio and building out from its successful platform in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. The flagship Big 5 Dubai has mirrored the success and growth of the UAE and together with the dmg team, I relish the opportunity to shape its future and adapt that exciting formula in other territories.”

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