IBTM has appointed Shane Hannam as its portfolio director, effective June 1, 2018.
Hannam brings over 16 years of experience in the international events industry. He previously served as the sales director – key accounts for Reed Travel Exhibitions, the leading global exhibition organiser.
Hamman kicked off his career as an international sales executive before moving into the Reed Travel Exhibitions Meetings portfolio, where he served as the sales manager for Europe and the Middle East.
He shortly worked for Gartner Worldwide Events before rejoining Reed Travel Exhibitions as key account manager, taking responsibility of the creation and rollout of the Global Key Account Programme.
Hannam commented on his appointment: “I am thrilled to join the IBTM team at what is a very exciting time for the portfolio, having worked in the meetings industry for over 10 years. I will be bringing my experience and passion for the customer to help lead the team as we focus on delivering events that provide a strong ROI for our customers and that are at the forefront of innovation in the industry.”