Nancy Walsh Named President of Informa's North America Trade Show Portfolio
New York, NY, October 30, 2020-Informa Markets has consolidated its North America-headquartered brands under a single leadership team led by Nancy Walsh, who has been promoted to the role of president of the expanded North America portfolio, succeeding Rick McConnell.
Flooring related expo events in the portfolio include Surfaces (TISE), Greenbuild and World of Concrete.
Walsh joined Informa Markets from Freeman, where she held the position of senior vice president, brand experience, and prior to that she spent 32 years at Reed Exhibitions, where she worked her way up to president-North America.
With these changes, two long-standing members of its senior management team, Rick McConnell and Fred Linder, who led the former North America group and health & nutrition group, respectively, will be stepping down. McConnell and Linder will both leave the business at the end of this year.