by Michael C. Lowe | June 23, 2015
Mike Rusbridge, chairman of Reed Exhibitions, recently announced he will retire at the end of 2015. Rusbridge joined Reed Exhibitions as its CEO Europe in 1988, becoming president of Europe and Asia in 1994 and being appointed chairman and CEO in 1996. During his tenure as CEO and chairman, the organization has grown from a $400 million company to $1.5 billion company that today organizes 500 events in 43 countries, which draw more than 7 million participants.