Joe Zhou has been appointed to the role of CEO, Tarsus
China. He will assume his new role on March 1, 2021 and replaces John Liu, who is leaving Tarsus after 3 years. Joe Zhou joins Tarsus from Reed Sinopharm, where he was CFO and Deputy MD. In his time there he successfully launched new events and doubled the number of shows run by the business across China. He will spearhead Tarsus Group's growth ambitions in China, working closely with Nino Gruettke, CEO of Tarsus Asia.
„His blend of professional experience combined with a personal approach is exactly what is needed.“
Commenting on the announcement, Gruettke said: "I am delighted to have Joe join Tarsus and warmly welcome him to the Asia team. His blend of professional experience combined with a personal approach is exactly what is needed in the most exciting region in the events industry. I'd also like to wish John the very best in his future endeavours – he has been instrumental in our growth in China and led the business through the challenges of 2020, successfully re-opening our shows in the wake of the pandemic."