Birgit Horn, until now director for A+A and Glasstec at Messe Düsseldorf, is to move to Utrecht. She has been appointed as the new managing director of VIV worldwide. Based at the head office in Utrecht, Birgit Horn will officially start on August 1, 2022.
With 25 years of experience working in the exhibition industry, Horn will contribute to enlarging the VIV worldwide network on all measures with regards to exhibitors, visitors and partner development and also further strengthen the worldwide reach of the VIV show portfolio. As the new managing director of VIV worldwide, she will succeed Heiko M. Stutzinger, who recently became COO of Royal Jaarbeurs | VNU Group.
„I am very excited to join the VNU Group.“
Birgit Horn states, "I am very excited to join the VNU Group and looking forward to inspiring the whole team in reaching for the best possible services to supply top-quality events. At the same time, I am ready and keen to dive into the world of AgriFood and animal protein production, meet our existing partners and expand the VIV worldwide network in the Feed to Food industry."