by Loren G. Edelstein | October 03, 2013
 The Center for Exhibition Industry Research today announced that Brian Casey has been selected as president and chief executive officer, effective December 2013. Currently, Casey is vice president for the Cleveland Global Center for Health Innovation & Convention Center. In his 30-plus years of experience in the exhibitions and meetings industry, Casey has served as executive vice president at SmithBucklin and managing director of trade shows for the International Housewares Exposition, among other roles. Casey will replace Doug Ducate, who will retire at the end of this year after 15 years with CEIR. (See related story here.)