Members of the Board
Dr. Wolfram v. Fritsch
Dr. Wolfram von Fritsch is the Chairman of the Managing Board of Deutsche Messe AG based in Hannover, Germany. He was appointed to the Board on 1 April 2008 and took over the chairmanship on 1 July of that year.
In his executive role, he is responsible for the divisions Finance & Legal and Marketing & PR as well as HR, Auditing, Strategic Program Management and the Digital Office.
Von Fritsch also manages the subsidiaries Deutsche Messe Interactive (DMI), event it, Deutsche Messe Beteiligungsgesellschaft, Messe Energie GmbH, Travel 2 Fairs as well as Hannoversche Versicherungs-Vermittlung AG.
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 "CeBIT", Technical Infrastructure, and Services as well as the Protocol department and the subsidiaries spring Messe Management GmbH, Messe Gastronomie Hannover GmbH, Fachausstellungen Heckmann 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 Floor Coverings & Woodworking & Global Sales, Global Fairs & New Formats as well as the foreign subsidiaries and M&A. He represents the brands DOMOTEX, LIGNA, INTERSCHUTZ, BIOTECHNICA, didacta and SODEX.
Dr. Jochen Köckler
Dr. Jochen Köckler has been a member of the Managing Board of Deutsche Messe AG based in Hannover, Germany, since 1 April 2012.
He leads the business unit Industries, Energy & Logistics with the global brand responsibility for the trade fairs in these industries. In Germany this includes, for example, HANNOVER MESSE and CeMAT, overseas PTC ASIA and WIN.
Köckler is also responsible for all guest events like EMO, IAA Commercial Vehicles or AGRITECHNICA as well as the departments Guest Events & New Trade Fairs and the subsidiaries Elektro Messehaus Hannover GmbH and Deutsche Messe Technology Academy GmbH.