Andreas Gruchow of Deutsche Messe AG, was elected last week as the 2017 UFI President.

Hailing from Germany, Gruchow is a current member of the UFI Executive Committee.  Upon election, Andreas will join Andrés Lopez-Valderama, who is the Outgoing President, and Sergey Alexeev, who is the 2015-16 Incoming President, to form The Presidential Trio.

According the UFI website, The Presidential Trio is responsible for both managing the association and for making a majority of the important decisions.  All members of the Trio were enthusiastic about the recent election results.

Source:  Business Strategies Group Hong Kong  –