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" and "Services". 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 event it, Elektro Messehaus Hannover GmbH, Messe Energie GmbH, Deutsche Messe Technology Academy GmbH and Deutsche Messe Beteiligungsgesellschaft (DMB) such as spring Messe Management and Messe-Gastronomie Hannover 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 & Digitalization, Global Fairs & New Formats & Global Sales, the International Subsidiaries (HANNOVER FAIRS International) and M&A as well as the division International Venue Management. He is also responsible for the subsidaries "Fachausstellungen Heckmann GmbH" such as the "Gesellschaft für Verkehrsförderung GmbH".