Nov. 28, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- UBM Asia Ltd announces today that it has appointed
as Managing Director of its subsidiary, UBM India with effect from
3 December, 2012
. Joji will take over from
, who has been in the post for three years, after working for one year as Managing Director of Publishing and On-line business, UBM India.
In his new position, Joji will continue to grow UBM India's exhibition, conference, publishing and on-line business. Having been established in
for just six years, UBM India is now the leading exhibition organiser in the country.
Joji was with Percept Sports and Entertainment as CEO, spearheading some of the largest events in the country. Prior to this, he was with the Global Brand Forum, Astro, MTV and Yahoo in
South East Asia
at senior management positions specifically in the key areas of new business development, brand management, marketing and promotions. Joji will report to
, Executive Vice President of UBM Asia based in the regional office in
is transferring within UBM to take up the new post of Managing Director - Market Development, EMEA with UBM Live, based in the
In announcing the appointment, Jimé Essink, President and Chief Executive Officer of UBM Asia said:
"I am delighted that Joji is joining us in
. He brings with him excellent credentials and experience in our sector and new ideas from the large and varied events he has been running throughout
. Also I am very pleased that Sanjeev remains within the organisation and I am sure we will continue to see a lot of him in our business.
is one of our most important markets and I am pleased that we have been able to develop the business well in
with Sanjeev at the helm."
, Executive Vice President of UBM Asia said:
"I am looking forward to working closely with Joji as we continue to grow our own exhibitions and conferences organically, geo-adapt those from within the UBM portfolio of brands, increase presence on-line, as well as influencing the Indian exhibition industry in terms of professionalisation, venue development and sustainability."