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New Chief Executive for EEAA

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has appointed career-long events and digital technology expert, Claudia Sagripanti as Chief Executive.

Following an extensive executive search, Ms Sagripanti was appointed by the EEAA board and will commence her new role on 17 February 2020.

“We are delighted to have someone of Claudia’s experience leading the EEAA into its next stage” EEAA President Spiro Anemogiannis said.

During her career, Ms Sagripanti worked in events and exhibitions; and more recently in media and digital technology.

She was the CEO of Publishers Australia the trade association representing leading B2B and B2C publishers, and managed the events and awards of the Australian Data-Driven Marketing Association (ADMA).

She led the development of professional standards in online and mobile advertising in Australia for the Australian Interactive Media Industry Association (AIMIA) and is currently on the advisory board for the International Social Media Association.

Ms Sagripanti has also worked for Macquarie Bank and more recently with Optus as Business Program Manager delivering digital transformation and new technology pilot projects, and developing project management value creation frameworks.

“Claudia is a persuasive and excellent networker and people person and has one of the most impressive networks I know. She is also a good strategic thinker which are qualities that are vital in this role.” EEAA President Spiro Anemogiannis said.

The EEAA board believes that Ms Sagripanti as Chief Executive will help the EEAA continue to positively contribute to policymaking at the highest levels and continue the good work of Joyce DiMascio.

Taken from EEAA media release 21 January 2020

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