MUNICH, Jan. 17, 2013 — Katja Stolle is the new exhibition director for Laser World of Photonics 2013, replacing Claudia Sixl, who was named exhibition group director for the global portfolio of photonics and analysis fairs.
Stolle has worked as part of the Laser World of Photonics team at Messe München since 2006 and has many years of experience in exhibition management, said Norbert Bargmann, deputy CEO of Messe München GmbH, who is responsible for the Business Unit for New Technologies. Stolle has also served as interim exhibition director for the trade fair analytica 2012.
Sixl has been the exhibition director since 2001 and an employee of Messe München since 1995. In her new role, she will be responsible for the strategic orientation of the international network of Laser World of Photonics fairs in Munich, China and India; she will also oversee the portfolio of analytica fairs in Germany, China, India and Vietnam.
The reorganization of the Business Unit for New Technologies at Messe München also included reassigning responsibilities for the Laser World of Photonics network of fairs, and expanding the Exhibition Group to include additional exhibition-management team members.
The International Trade Fair for Optical Technologies will take place May 13-16 at the Messe München trade fair center.
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