ALM Appoints John Stuttard as SVP of Global Events
Senior Management Team Member Will Utilize Extensive Background in Trade Show Industry to Identify New Cross-Vertical Opportunities
New York, NY—April 4, 2016—John Stuttard has joined ALM as Senior Vice President of Global Events. The ALM Events portfolio consists of more than 300 annual events held on four continents, including Legaltech, ALM cyberSecure, Benefits Selling Expo and America’s Claims Event, which attract more than 50,000 executive decision-makers. Stuttard will focus on growing the ALM Events business by establishing new partnerships, nurturing current relationships and finding more opportunities to reach audiences across the management consulting, finance, insurance, legal and real estate industries.
“ALM Events is known to business leaders throughout the industries we serve as the provider of premium information and relevant connections they need to move their businesses forward,” said Bill Carter, CEO of ALM. “John’s extensive background leading events-based businesses and his dedicated leadership will help us continue to facilitate these important connections for business leaders around the world, and find ways to serve them better by leveraging resources from all of our verticals.”
Stuttard comes to ALM from Seven Point Equity Partners, where he served as an Operating Partner focused on investments in companies in the trade show industry. He was also an independent consultant serving a variety of trade show companies. Stuttard previously worked for UBM Live for eight years, most recently as Managing Director for North America, during which he spearheaded the expansion into Mexico and the acquisition of two of Mexico’s largest trade shows. Prior to UBM, Stuttard oversaw trade shows and events in the U.S. and other countries for over 10 years at Reed Exhibitions and Advanstar Communications.
“ALM has established its global events as the premier forums where A-list executives come for face-to-face meetings and connections that keep their businesses competitive,” said John Stuttard, Senior Vice President of Global Events at ALM. “I look forward to working with my new colleagues to seek new ways of creating conference, trade show and event experiences that help business leaders succeed in the complex, highly regulated industries we serve.”
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