Audrain to CEO of Clarion Events North America

David AudrainDavid Audrain

LONDON-David Audrain, former president and CEO of Messe Frankfurt North America, has been named president and CEO of Clarion Events North America.

The company owns and manages trade events in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer industries, including retail, finance, entertainment, leisure, gaming, fine art, energy and defense and security. Audrain has taken charge of the development and management of Clarion Events' North American business. According to a company statement, Clarion Events is looking at opportunities to grow its business in this hemisphere, which would include acquisitions and further launches.

Audrain led Messe Frankfurt North America for more than six year. Prior to that, he served in executive roles with other exhibition companies, including Advanstar, Hanley Wood and Miller Freeman.

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