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New Group Chief Executive Officer for ADNEC

23 July 2012

ExCeL London's owners, ADNEC, have appointed Pieter Idenburg as its new Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO). Pieter will join ADNEC on 1st August 2012.

Pieter is a native Dutchman who brings more than 25 years of customer service passion and business acumen to the company. 

He has held senior management positions in a number of international organisations such as American Airlines, The Walt Disney Company and British Airways.

Most recently, Pieter served as CEO of Suntec Singapore Exhibition & Convention Centre. Having been with Suntec Singapore since 2005, he helmed events such as The IMF / Worldbank Conference, APEC meetings and the first ever Youth Olympic Games. Pieter also served as CEO of Suntec International.

ADNEC MD, Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Dhaheri comments: "Pieter is driven by a passion for excellence and he has a reputation as an innovator in the service industry - all values that are at the heart of our organisation."

 

Kevin Murphy, CEO, ExCeL London said: "The appointment of Pieter further demonstrates the focus and vision of ADNEC, and their determination to deliver the very best in all that we do. His knowledge, experience and background are of the highest calibre and will undoubtedly further strengthen the senior management team of our entire Group.  I look forward to working with him into the future."

His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of ADNEC, commented: "Pieter's experience and industry knowledge will strengthen our organisation, and his appointment supports ADNEC's vision to be the most successful exhibition, conference and events centre in the region."

The appointment completes the restructure of ADNEC's senior leadership team. This team will continue to push the boundaries and maximise ADNEC's opportunities.