Messe Frankfurt Inc., Atlanta Announces Patrick Nohilly as Co-President and CFO

September 2, 2016

As of September 2016, Patrick Nohilly will serve as the new co-president of Messe Frankfurt Inc., the US subsidiary of the Messe Frankfurt Group. Nohilly will take over from Kathryn Fitts, who left the company to pursue a new professional direction. In the well-established joint management system, Nohilly will oversee the Atlanta subsidiary’s business together with Dennis Smith who will continue as co-president and CEO. Nohilly’s responsibilities will focus mainly on the area of Finance & Administration.

“We are delighted to have Patrick on board. In him, Messe Frankfurt has an experienced manager and financial expert from the event sector with extensive knowledge of the North American market,” said Detlef Braun, member of the Executive Board of Messe Frankfurt.

Nohilly previously held various management positions encompassing finance, M&A and media operations at multinational media and event group UBM between 1999 and 2015, most recently as senior vice president central operations and finance in New York.