Singpoare-based event organiser and venue group, Constellar has appointed Paul Lee (pictured), chief executive of markets for the company. He joins the executive team and will be responsible for steering sustainable growth across new and existing markets.
Lee has close to 20 years of experience in the exhibitions industry across B2B and B2C, and is a specialist in driving business growth through strategy, launches and acquisitions. He was most recently a principal consultant (Partnerships & Sponsorships) with the Infocomm Media Development Authority, where he successfully cemented Asia Tech x Singapore as a platform to bring government and industry together for meaningful conversations at the intersections of digital technology, economy and society.
Prior to that, Lee headed the Asia Pacific region for global organiser Comexposium, managing over 170 B2B and B2C events across 11 sectors in over 30 global economic growth zones.
As regional managing director and later CEO for the region, he grew the business through partnerships, joint ventures and event launches. He also spent close to 14 years at Reed Exhibitions (now known as RX Global), where he managed multiple mergers and acquisitions in various sectors, including the joint venture between RX Global and Sinopharm (China National Pharmaceutical Group Corporation) to form Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions (RSE), which eventually saw RSE managing a portfolio of 30 events in the healthcare sector.
Lee will be charged with forging strategic partnerships for growing the business in key markets like China, India and Malaysia, with a focus on industry sectors such as technology, advanced manufacturing and sustainability.