10/18/2019 | People
Since 2019, Dr. Björn Mathes is Member of the Executive Board at DECHEMA Exhibitions. We wanted to know how he sees his new role and what to expect from ACHEMA 2030.
Have you ever experienced ACHEMA as an “outsider” before your time at DECHEMA? What was your impression?
What has been your experience with ACHEMA so far?
What fascinates you about your new job?
Be honest – in an age of digitalisation, who needs a trade show anymore?
How will ACHEMA 2030 differ from ACHEMA 2018?
And what will remain the same?
What is the most fascinating place or moment at ACHEMA for you?
Dr. Björn Mathes holds a PhD in Chemistry from Philipps-Universität Marburg and an MBA from HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management and EADA Business School Barcelona. He started his professional career within the research and project coordination of DECHEMA e.V.. From 2014–2017, he was in charge of the B2B event format PRAXISforum. In April 2017 he assumed responsibility for the group “Conferences and Committee Support” within DECHEMA e.V. before being appointed to the Executive Board of DECHEMA Exhibitons in February 2019.
The interview was conducted by Kathrin Rübberdt.
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