Andrea Aulkemeyer is to be appointed the new chief financial officer of Deutsche Messe, Hannover, on May 1, 2022. Aulkemeyer completes the board and will have overall responsibility for the "Finance & Administration" and "Operations" business units.
Jochen Köckler, chairmain of the executive board (CEO), is responsible for "Trade Fair & Product Management" and "Sales". The CFO position was newly created as part of the restructuring of Deutsche Messe.
„The completion of the executive board comes at the right time.“
Aulkemeyer's appointment is the final step in the restructuring of Deutsche Messe initiated at the end of 2020. "The completion of the executive board comes at the right time, as the trade fair business is just now really picking up again after the Corona pandemic", says Belit Onay, Mayor of Hanover and chairman of the supervisory board, Deutsche Messe AG.
Aulkemeyer has held various managerial positions in the healthcare sector as a divisional manager, managing director and board member since 1987. Over the course of her career, including as a member of the executive board of Rhoen-Klinikum, as managing director of Klinikum Wilhelmshaven and as vice president and head of business management and administration at Hannover Medical School (MHH), she has acquired extensive restructuring expertise.www.messe.de/en/applikation/presse/andrea-aulkemeyer-appointed-new-cfo-of-deutsche-messe.xhtml