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UBM appoints David Wei as Non-Executive Director

UBM plc, one of the world’s leading B2B event organisers, has announced the appointment of David Wei as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 November 2016.

Author: News Desk

Posted on: 25 October 2016 07:35

UBM appoints David Wei as Non-Executive Director

"UBM has announced the appointment of David Wei as a Non-Executive Director from 1 November 2016."

David is currently Chairman and Founding Partner of Vision Knight Capital, a private equity fund with investments in internet, e-commerce, consumer retail and B2B services, says the company. He is also a Non-executive Director of PCCW, the Chinese information and communications technology group, which he joined in 2012. As the former CEO of Alibaba.com, David oversaw the company’s IPO in Hong Kong and, between 2006 and 2011, led the organisation through a period of significant expansion. He joined Alibaba from Kingfisher plc where he was CEO, B&Q China.

Dame Helen Alexander, Chairman of UBM plc, said: “I am delighted to welcome David to the Board of UBM. With his experience growing complex businesses in China as well as his strong digital and customer credentials, he will make a significant contribution as UBM implements its Events First strategy.”

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