Board of Management

Klaus Wellmann has been the Managing Director of Messe Friedrichshafen GmbH since April 2006.

1984 - 1993
Trainer for alpine skiing

Sales agency for sports articles in North-Rhine Westphalia
Plettenberg (Sauerland)

Cologne University: graduation in Business Administration.

1993 - 1995
Waste management sector
Branch Manager for Germany at a waste management company in Wiesbaden

1995 - 1997
Event organisation
Management, largest open-air arena in North-Rhine Westphalia, catering, musical and multi-purpose hall

Institute for the organisation of European conferences for public private partnerships
Project Manager

From 1997
Koelnmesse GmbH
Project Manager for trade fairs (specialist fairs, public exhibitions, consumer goods fairs and capital goods exhibitions)
Division Manager for food-related fairs and congresses in Germany and also internationally.

2003 – 2004
Managing Director of CBF Cologne Berlin Fairs GmbH & Co.KG (Partners: Koelnmesse and Messe Berlin) organisation of trade fairs for the household appliance industry.
Based in Berlin

Division Manager for “Haus, Garten & Freizeit” (IFMA, spoga, gafa, Internationale Eisenwarenmesse / Practical World, Asia Pacific Sourcing, Practical World Conference, Marathonmesse, China International Hardware Show in Shanghai, Taipei International Hardware & DIY Show in Taipei)

Messe Friedrichshafen
Visitor service

Neue Messe 1
88046 Friedrichshafen
Phone +49 7541 708-5887
Fax +49 7541 708-110

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