Hong Kong—UBM Asia announced the appointment of Wolfram Diener as senior VP of UBM Asia, a new position. Diener, who will join the company Nov. 1, was most recently VP-convention and exhibitions at the Venetian in Macau. He will report to Jimé Essink, president-CEO of UBM Asia.
Additionally, UBM Asia named Zhang Xue Qiang managing director of Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co. Most recently managing director of VNU Exhibitions Asia, Xue Qiang starts his new role Sept. 9. He succeeds Wang Ming Liang, who will remain a director of UBM Sinoexpo.