Quartz Business Media, an international B2B events organiser, has announced the appointment of Tony Crinion MBA as Managing Director.
Crinion will be replacing Steve Diprose, who moves to become QBM’s chief executive officer, with board members Paul Michael and Keith Harris both becoming co-chairman of the company.
CEO of QBM, Steve Diprose, said: “We are all very excited to welcome Tony to the team. His vast experience in senior management overseeing teams globally and launching events overseas, comes as a tremendous asset to our company as we continue to invest heavily in building brands for industries around the world.
“We have been looking for someone with a proven track record of bringing innovative ideas to life to secure long term profitability and growth. We also wanted someone who would nurture and develop the internal talent we are lucky enough to have, and Tony certainly fits the bill.”
Crinion has extensive experience after working within the events industry for 15 years for United Business Media (Informa) as well as for DMG.
Crinion commented: “From Mexico to South Korea, QBM has conceptualised, developed and launched some of the most respected live events and publications in the world, truly supporting the industries that they serve. I’m hugely excited to combine my experience of managing brands and teams, with their extensive knowledge in these sectors to support their growth over the coming years.”