Hugh Jones succeeds Chet Burchett

New CEO for Reed Exhibitions

kf - Wednesday, April 1, 2020    

New CEO for Reed Exhibitions
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Hugh Jones assumed the role of chief executive officer of Reed Exhibitions on February 1, 2020, succeeding Chet Burchett who is retiring and returning to Texas after five years. Jones joined RELX in 2011 when it acquired Accuity, where he was serving as chief executive officer. Most recently, he was global managing director for Accuity, Cirium, Estates Gazette (EG) and ICIS - all part of Risk & Business Analytics, a division of RELX. He will report to RELX CEO Erik Engstrom. Burchett, a 15-year-veteran of Reed Exhibitions, will serve as non-executive chairman through 2020, focusing on special projects and providing transitional support to Jones.


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