UBM Live has appointed Gerry Dunphy as event director for the IFSEC Global Security and Fire Portfolio, in the run up to IFSEC International in June 2014.
Dunphy is currently event director for FIREX International and he takes over full responsibility for all UK and global events and media products from Charlie Cracknell who announced his departure from IFSEC after 12 years to head up Gastech at dmg.
“I’m delighted to be appointed event director for the IFSEC Global Portfolio,” said Dunphy. “As the security and fire markets continue to become more integrated, I’m excited to help these synergies develop to benefit our exhibitors and visitors, providing them with an enriching experience onsite.
“We’re at the height of planning for IFSEC International in London and this will be the perfect opportunity to demonstrate how we visualise the future of IFSEC. I’m working closely with Charlie until June and really looking forward to the opportunities that lie ahead.”
Cracknell will continue to work on IFSEC International until he departs after the show at Excel London on 17-19 June.
“Having grown the IFSEC brand and events to be in the successful position it is now in, it seemed fitting to move on to a new challenge following the culmination of IFSEC moving to London. Gerry has so much knowledge in this market and I’ll be leaving knowing that this world leading event is in very safe hands,” said Cracknell.
UBM Live moved the series from The NEC to Excel London.
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