dmg events, an international events company, has appointed Ben Greenish as senior vice president to head its growing construction division and Big 5 brand. 

Ben has held a number of senior positions at various media companies including UBM and EMAP. He was also a former managing director of MEED in the Middle East and, most recently, managing director and CRO at Future Plc, with a portfolio including 25 UK events. 

Ben has also held managing director positions with Press Holdings Media Group, owners of titles such as the Spectator and the Business, whereby he worked to transform the traditional print model and optimised revenues through subscription and event-based offerings. 

“Ben’s extensive knowledge in events and media, particularly in architecture, civil engineering and construction, made him a ‘shoe-in’ for the construction leadership role,” said Matt Denton, president of dmg events. 

He continued, “He is a seasoned professional with the skills and experience to drive the division and Big 5 brand forward. A strong and proven business leader he is a fantastic addition to the team.” 

“As we look to grow the business, both across our traditional Middle East home and further afield, through acquisition and launch, Ben’s experience and entrepreneurial nature will be perfectly suited at the helm.”

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