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Julia Uherek appointed Messe Frankfurt Group Show Director

Julia Uherek has been appointed Group Show Director for Messe Frankfurt consumer goods fairs effective 1 December 2017.

In her new position, Julia is responsible for the strategic orientation of the Paperworld, Creativeworld, Christmasworld, and Beautyworld trade fairs. She succeeds Cordelia von Gymnich, who will now be concentrating on her responsibilities as the head of the Services division.

Uherek, who received her degree in journalism, began her career at Messe Frankfurt in 2008 as a trainee in Corporate Communications. She has been in charge of the Marketing Communications for Consumer Goods department for these events since 2011, and will retain temporary responsibility for this department until further notice.

Detlef Braun, Member of the Executive Board of Messe Frankfurt: “With her detailed knowledge of consumer goods markets and extensive expertise in marketing and PR, Julia Uherek boasts the skills and experience necessary to gear our trade fair formats for the future in a challenging industry environment. We are delighted that she has agreed to take on this important position.”

Julia Uherek will report to Stephan Kurzawski, Senior Vice President of Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH.