O'Keefe Named to Head Surtex, ICFF, Stationery Show for GLM

Posted on July 9, 2012 by HFN Staff

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Trade-show manager GLM has appointed Kevin O'Keefe as senior vice president, overseeing Surtex, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) and the National Stationery Show.

In his new role, O'Keefe is also responsible for GLM's management of the Greeting Card Association, and will also work on new product development. He reports to Charles McCurdy, GLM's chairman and CEO, and succeeds Phil Robinson, who will leave GLM on Aug. 1 after 22 years with the company but will remain an advisor through the end of the year.

Prior to joining GLM, O'Keefe served as senior vice president of events at UBM Canon Communications.