Lars Wismer (49) will take over as head of the global leading fair for the glass industry Glasstex and also A+A, the international trade fair and conference for personal protection, plant security and health at work, for Messe Düsseldorf on December 1, 2022. As the director, he will be responsible not only for the leading exhibitions but also for the international portfolio Glass Technologies and the international portfolio Occupational Safety & Health.
The returnee is taking over these tasks from Birgit Horn, who has moved to WIV Worldwide. Wismer worked for the exhibition company for 16 years as senior project manager of special events and was responsible for the conception and implementation of the German Houses for various Olympic Games. The event professional last headed the D.sports events, sales, PR/communications and marketing sections of D.LIVE (D=Düsseldorf) as executive director of sports.