At its latest regular meeting the Supervisory Board of Messe Berlin announced the appointment of Ingrid Maaß, Dipl. Kauffrau, (50), as the new COO of Messe Berlin. She will take up her post on 1 August. In December 2012 the Supervisory Board had already appointed Dr. Christian Göke to succeed the current CEO, Raimund Hosch, who is due to retire at the end of June.
Ingrid Maaß studied Business Management, and following posts held with KPMG Consulting GmbH, IKB Private Equity GmbH as well as IIC The Industrial Investment Council GmbH was a board member of CNC Communications & Network Consulting AG in Munich.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board Hans-Joachim Kamp welcomed the decision: “Ingrid Maaß possesses outstanding financial and business management expertise. I am delighted that we have secured the services of someone who together with Dr. Christian Göke as CEO will continue to build on the successes of Messe Berlin.“
Ingrid Maaß: “I look forward to the many different challenges and operational responsibilities that managing this leading international company for trade fairs and congresses will bring along. Together with Dr. Christian Göke I will continue to expand this venue for trade fairs and congresses in its role as one of the economic mainstays of the metropolitan region of Berlin/Brandenburg.“