Vasyl Zhygalo has been appointed portfolio director for the RX WTM and IBTM brands, in addition to his current role as managing director of RX Abu Dhabi office. He succeeds Claude Blanc, who is stepping down as portfolio director after nearly three years in the role.
Zhygalo has been with the company for over 15 years and has more than 20 years of experience in the corporate event sector, working on conferences, summits and international trade shows worldwide. Before becoming managing director of RX Middle East, he worked as portfolio director for the energy and marine portfolio in London. Zhygalo will relocate to London and will be part of the RX UK Brand Team.
„ Our priority is to combine both digital and face-to-face interactions.“
Vasyl Zhygalo said: "I am very excited to be leading the team. Travel and Events has faced massive challenges since the start of the pandemic, and I look forward to working with the WTM and IBTM brands and all our customers as we look forward to the industry's recovery post-COVID. Our priority is to combine both digital and face-to-face interactions."