Reed Exhibitions has appointed Nick Pilbeam as its new divisional director – travel.
Pilbeam will head up the travel division of the event organiser Reed Exhibitions, which organises the International Luxury Travel Market portfolio, World Travel Market portfolio and the newly branded ibtm events portfolio of global and regional events on five continents.
They include ibtm world, ibtm arabia, ibtm africa, ibtm america, ibtm china, ibtm india, AIME and ICOMEX.
Recently, Pilbeam spearheaded Avios’ expansion into South Africa with the launch of the Avios Travel Rewards Programme in that market, securing strategic partners across the finance and retail sectors.
Pilbeam replaces Richard Mortimore, who was promoted to chief executive of Reed Exhibitions UK in 2014.