Chief operating officer, Messe Berlin, Dirk Hoffman

The supervisory board of Messe Berlin has appointed Dirk Hoffman as the chief operating officer of Messe Berlin.

Hoffman will assume his position on September 15, 2015, and will oversee finances, IT and Human Resources.

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Hoffman studied business management in Germany, the US and Canada. He has worked for Booz Allen & Hamilton and Fox Mobile (formerly known as Jamba). His most recent position was that of managing director at ImmobilienScout24 in Berlin.

Chairman of the supervisory board of Messe Berlin, Peter Zühlsdorff remarked on the news: “Dirk Hoffman is a highly competent business manager. I am confident that we have secured the services of a management team member who together with Dr. Christian Göke as CEO will continue to build on the successes of Messe Berlin.“

Meanwhile, Hoffmann enthused: “I look forward to the many challenges and operational responsibilities that managing this leading international company for trade fairs and congresses will bring along.”