Members of the Board
Dr. Jochen Köckler
Dr. Jochen Koeckler is chairman of the Managing Board of Deutsche Messe AG based in Hannover, Germany. He was appointed to the Board on 1 April 2012 and took over the chairmanship on 1 July 2017. In his executive role, he is responsible for the business units "Industry, Energy, Logistics" with the trade fairs in these industries and "Digital Business & Transformation". Koeckler is also responsible for the divisions Hosted Trade Fairs, Hosted Events & New Trade Fairs, HR, Auditing, Protocol and the Strategic Program Management.
In addition Koeckler oversees the subsidiaries Deutsche Messe Interactive (DMI), event it, Elektro Messehaus Hannover GmbH, Messe Energie GmbH, Deutsche Messe Technology Academy GmbH and Deutsche Messe Beteiligungsgesellschaft (DMB).
Oliver Frese has been a member of the Managing Board of Deutsche Messe AG based in Hannover, Germany, since 1 May 2013.
He is responsible for the business divisions ICT & Digital Business-Events, Technical Services and Services. Frese oversees the subsidiaries Fachausstellungen Heckmann GmbH, spring Messe Management GmbH, Messe Gastronomie Hannover GmbH, and the holding company Gesellschaft für Verkehrsförderung GmbH.
Dr. Andreas Gruchow
Dr. Andreas Gruchow has been a member of the Managing Board of Deutsche Messe AG, Hannover, since 1 April 2008.
He is responsible for the business units Finance & Legal, Floor Coverings & Woodworking, Global Fairs & New Formats & Global Sales, the International Subsidiaries (HANNOVER FAIRS International) and M&A as well as the division International Venue Management.