LAS VEGAS, NV – GES, a global full-service provider for live events, today announced the appointment of Jay Altizer (pictured below) as President, North America, effective May 14. Altizer will lead GES’ exhibition and exhibit program business in the United States and Canada with a focus on accelerating growth. He brings extensive management experience, including operational excellence, business development and product innovation. He has successfully led teams at Dean Foods, PepsiCo and Bain & Company. Altizer will report directly to Steve Moster, President of GES, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Viad.
“Jay has distinguished himself throughout his career as a strategic and creative business leader,” said Moster. “He has a proven ability to develop high-performing teams and deliver client-focused results. I look forward to working closely with Jay as we continue to grow GES as the preferred global, full-service provider for live events.”
Clay Lovelace, VP of Design and Creative Services for GES, provides his perspective on tradeshow floor design in the F&D 2018 Spring issue.