Reed Exhibitions UK today announced that Peter Kumposcht has been appointed as Sales and Marketing Director for Reed Exhibitions UK. In addition to this role, he will oversee the Reed Exhibitions India business, supporting COO Anuj Mathur and CFO Arun Bhalla. He reports to Anna Dycheva-Smirnova, CEO of Reed Exhibitions UK, Russia, Middle East and Turkey, and joins her UK Exhibitions Leadership Team.
Commenting on the appointment, Anna Dycheva-Smirnova said: “I’m excited that Peter has joined the team at such a time of transformation. His experience in digital and data as well as his knowledge of marketing and sales within the B2B world will be a fantastic asset to our team in the UK. In addition, his leadership qualities will enable us greatly during this time of significant transformation for the Reed Exhibitions’ brand.”
Kumposcht commented: “I am eager to get stuck in with the team as we reshape the business to get us back to growth in the coming years. I love to work with great teams finding new solutions for customers and this role will enable me to utilise my previous experience at RELX to empower our teams to fulfil this next exciting step for Reed Exhibitions.”
Peter brings a wealth of knowledge and relevant experience having joined RELX in 1996 as a sales graduate, before becoming responsible for the Risk Solutions Group (formerly Reed Business Information) Central Sales Department where he led sales teams across multiple brands driving a successful business migration to online. For the last 7 years, Peter has been part of Risk Solutions Group’s Estates Gazette (EG). He became Managing Director of EG in 2016 responsible for sales, marketing, content, product and business strategy.
During his time at EG, Peter has led a significant business transformation, establishing the UK’s first contributory database for the UK Commercial Real Estate Market, and has positioned the business to become the UK’s market leading Commercial Real Estate data and analytics service. Pete’s leadership skills in sales and marketing have been pivotal in making EG’s evolution possible.