As of October 1, 2021, Michael Dehn is the new Managing Director of Messe Frankfurt South Africa. He succeeds Joshua Low, who has elected to resign from the company.
Dehn (43) looks back on more than two decades of trade show experience. Before becoming general manager of Messe Frankfurt India in September 2018, he worked for Messe Frankfurt Middle East for 16 years, serving as group exhibitions director since 2012 and in charge of the entire exhibition portfolio. Prior to that, he worked as exhibition manager, launching Automechanika Dubai.
„Michael Dehn brings with him extensive international trade fair expertise.“
"In Michael Dehn, we have found an excellent expert from our own ranks who brings with him extensive international trade fair expertise from his management positions in our subsidiaries, most recently as general manager of our Indian subsidiary at the Mumbai and Delhi sites," says Detlef Braun, member of the board of management of Messe Frankfurt.