Royal Jaarbeurs welcomes Herman Mantel as new Chief Commercial Officer

UTRECHT, 23 October 2023 - Royal Jaarbeurs has announced the appointment of Herman Mantel as its new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), effective 1 December 2023. He will succeed Heiko M. Stutzinger who is to become the new Managing Director of Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH. Mantel is currently active as the general director of energy platform Connecthing, having previously worked as Digital & Data consultant at Station10 and CCO at Telegraaf Media Group. 

As the new CCO, Mantel will be responsible for the exhibition titles of Royal Jaarbeurs, guest and partner events, and the various online platforms. In addition, he will focus on improving client experiences and operational efficiency along with the development of new business opportunities.  

“I am pleased to welcome Herman Mantel as our new CCO,” comments Jeroen van Hooff, CEO of Royal Jaarbeurs. “With his leadership qualities and broad experience in the digital, marketing and sales arena, I am convinced that Herman will make a valuable contribution to the further strengthening of the position of Jaarbeurs as a leading organiser and facilitator of exhibitions, events and conferences, both live and online.”  

“It is an honour to become part of Royal Jaarbeurs, a leading player in the event industry with regard to digitisation and sustainability,” says Mantel. “I look forward to working with the talented team and contributing to the further growth and development of this versatile organisation.” 

Koninklijke Jaarbeurs