UBM Announces Executive Appointments to Fashion Group
New executive leadership marks an important step in UBM Advanstar's integration into UBM Americas' portfolio
Nov 10, 2015
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective immediately, UBM Americas, a part of UBM plc and the largest business-to-business events and trade show organizer in the U.S., has made several new appointments to its U.S.-based Fashion Group. This is an important step in the integration of Advanstar into UBM plc. UBM plc acquired Advanstar and its award-winning trade events in December 2014. The Fashion portfolio includes key biannual events such as MAGIC, PROJECT, Coterie, WWDMAGIC, FN Platform, Sourcing@MAGIC and Children's Club, among others.
The Fashion leadership appointments are as follows:
Both Tommy Fazio and Erik Ulin will report to Chris DeMoulin.
Simon Foster, Chief Executive Officer, UBM Americas, said: "These executive appointments are a key step to integrating Advanstar into the UBM global organization and lays a strong foundation for when Joe Loggia, current CEO of UBM Advanstar, leaves at the end of the year. It highlights our commitment to the Fashion industry and our ability to provide premium platforms that create connections throughout the fashion world."
Chris DeMoulin, Managing Director of Fashion, UBM Americas said: "I'm thrilled to be rejoining the Fashion Group with this incredible team. The renewed focus on retail engagement through Tommy Fazio's appointment, Erik Ulin's addition to Men's Fashion, my new role and the continued efforts of the senior executive team will benefit every aspect of the fashion shows. Together with Tom Nastos, President of Women's Fashion, Leslie Gallin, President of Footwear, and Christopher Griffin, President of Sourcing, I look forward to continuing to grow the fashion portfolio and maintain UBM as the leader in U.S. fashion trade events."
UBM Americas, a part of UBM plc, is the largest business-to-business events and trade show organizer in the U.S. Through a range of aligned interactive physical and digital environments, UBM Americas increases business effectiveness for both customers and audiences by cultivating meaningful experiences, knowledge and connections. UBM Americas has offices spanning North and South America, and serves a variety of specialist industries with dedicated events and marketing services covering everything from fashion, tech and life sciences to advanced manufacturing, cruise shipping, specialty chemicals, powersports and automotive, concrete, hospitality, cargo transportation and more. For more information, visit: www.ubmamericas.com.
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