Kerstin Horaczek appointed as Group Show Director in technology division Messe Frankfurt

Recently Kerstin Horaczek (37) has been appointed Group Show Director of Messe Frankfurt. In this position, she will be responsible for events worldwide in the Safety, Security & Fire, Food Technologies, Textile Care, Cleaning & Cleanroom Technologies and the Environmental Technologies industry sectors.

Horaczek began her career at Messe Frankfurt in 2001 as part of a dual work and study programme. Following this, she worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Subsidiary Management divisions. Since 2012, she has coordinated and advanced the expansion of the Group’s international technical trade fair portfolio. In this function, she reported to Iris Jeglitza-Moshage, Senior Vice President of Technology at Messe Frankfurt and will continue to do so in her new position. With her energy and drive to expand the business field, and owing to her knowledge, experience and network, Kerstin Horaczek is regarded to be an ideal choice to expand the trade fair portfolio and to prepare it for the future.

Messe Frankfurt is a major international trade fair, congress and event organiser in Germany with its own exhibition grounds. With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).