Informa Markets Appoints Chris Kilbee as Executive Director, ASEAN Business

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Informa Markets, a division of Informa PLC, the leading exhibitions organiser that creates global platforms for specialist markets to trade, innovate and grow, announced the appointment of Chris Kilbee as Executive Director, ASEAN effective 1st August 2019. Chris will succeed Ian Roberts, who has decided to return to London for a new role within the Company, and report to M. Gandhi, Group Managing Director, ASEAN business.

Chris Kilbee, Executive Director - ASEAN, Informa Markets

Chris Kilbee, Executive Director - ASEAN, Informa Markets

Based out of Singapore, Chris will be leading Informa Markets business in ASEAN. With a strong portfolio of 70 trade events in Southeast Asia, Informa Markets in ASEAN creates opportunities for our customers and partners in a wide range of industry verticals including Furniture & Interiors, Industrial Machinery, Construction, Renewable Energy, Electric, Power, Security, Food, Hospitality, Packaging, Oil & Gas, Livestock, Beauty, Water & Wastewater Subcontracting, Environmental Technology, Technology, Media and Telecom.

Before joining Informa Markets, Chris worked for dmg events as Senior Vice President, Construction Division and was based in Dubai. Prior to this, Chris spent many years with legacy UBM and served different leadership positions. He was Group Director of Property Portfolio in UK and the Managing Director of the Built Environment media business. He was also the Group Director of Pharma Portfolio and led the growth and the development of the global pharmaceutical portfolio.

"Chris is an experienced leader with strong knowledge of the event industry as well as a track record of successful leadership as Director of global portfolio during his previous tenure with our Company. He has several years of experience in ASEAN and across Asia from his time leading the Pharma Portfolio. I am confident that Chris will be able to provide the necessary leadership to build a high performing ASEAN organisation as well as to drive the business forward," said M. Gandhi, Group Managing Director, ASEAN business.

"In June 2018, UBM combined with Informa PLC to create a leading B2B information services group. Though we are officially transitioning to Informa Markets, a new brand identity, our commitment to the success of our customers and partners remain strong," added M. Gandhi.

"I'm delighted to be joining Informa Markets and to being part of the wider business in Asia. It's an exciting time for the business in ASEAN with the strength of the brands across the region. I am looking forward to partnering with the various country leadership teams for growing our business in the region. I enjoy working in Southeast Asia, a region with such great diversity," said Chris Kilbee.

Informa Markets

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About Informa Markets

Informa Markets creates platforms for industries and specialist markets to trade, innovate and grow. Our portfolio is comprised of more than 550 international B2B events and brands in markets including Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure, Construction & Real Estate, Fashion & Apparel, Hospitality, Food & Beverage, and Health & Nutrition, among others. We provide customers and partners around the globe with opportunities to engage, experience and do business through face-to-face exhibitions, specialist digital content and actionable data solutions. As the world's leading exhibitions organiser, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year. For more information, please visit

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