Our People

Our People

Hu Wei

Reed Exhibitions Greater China

Hu Wei is President of Reed Exhibitions Greater China, which is part of Reed Exhibitions: an international organizer of trade events across the globe.

Hu Wei is a Tianjin native. His career has spanned over many years in China and the United States, where he received both his MA and MBA. His career achievements include a 10-year stint at Best Buy, the world’s leading consumer electronics retailer, where he rose to the rank of Director of International Merchandising. A career highlight with the company included participation of the successful integration of the Five-Star business in China.

Hu additionally spent three and half years at Ace Hardware Corporation; initially as the Director of Global Merchandising in Chicago, and ultimately as the Shanghai-based GM for Asia, where his responsibilities included managing P&L and overseeing operations in Asia, and supporting sales in Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa.

As the newest leader of RXGC, the country's leading organizer of definitive trade events, Hu will be leading teams that currently serve 12 specialized sectors nationwide. Hu aims to sustain Reed’s on-going expansion in China, to exceed client expectations, in addition to supporting the company’s on-going investment in its workforce.

Management team by alphabetical order

Chu Xiuqi

General Manager
Reed Huabai Exhibitions (Beijing) Co., Ltd

Mr. Chu Xiuqi was appointed General Manager of Reed Huabai Exhibitions in 2012. Prior to joining Reed, he was President and General Manager of CCAGM Exhibition (Beijing) Co., Ltd. Over a number of years, he and his team built the China Daily-Use Articles Trade Fair and the China Stationery Commodity Fair into professional expos of high repute.

As a direct result of Mr. Chu’s intervention, today the China Daily-Use Articles Trade Fair and China Stationery Commodity Fair attract higher level participants, are larger in scale and enjoy a stronger-than-ever reputation in China. The events are also renowned worldwide for their strong influence and good reputation. As well as being General Manager of Reed Huabai Exhibitions, Mr. Chu is also the President of China Commerce Association for General Merchandise which enjoys a high prestige in domestic and international retail industry.

Thomas Huang

Senior Vice President
Reed Exhibitions

Thomas Huang, Senior Vice President of Reed Exhibitions, has been working in the exhibition industry for 15 years. Since joining Reed in 2002, Thomas has consistently demonstrated his strong qualities, firm commitment and passion for the business while serving the company in key sales and project management positions.

Thomas holds an MBA from East China University of Science and Technology. He is additionally the recipient of three major awards, namely the Chairman’s Special China Award, RXGC President Award and RXAP President Award.

In Thomas’s current role, his management portfolio of Shanghai events includes converting and electronics exhibitions such as SinoCorrugated, SinoFoldingCarton, NEPCON and C-TOUCH.

Mike Jiang

General Manager
Reed Huabo Exhibitions (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

Mike has nearly three decades of exhibition experience. He helped to establish the Shenzhen International Exhibition Center. Mike has organised over 300 international and domestic exhibitions, including the first ever commercial gift fair held in Mainland China. In 2001 Mike founded Shenzhen Sinoexpo Exhibition Co., Ltd., a company of which he was General Manager as well as Board Chairman. In June 2007, Shenzhen Sinoexpo Exhibition Co., Ltd. combined with Reed Exhibitions to form the joint venture Reed Huabo Exhibitions (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

JB Son

Country General Manager
Reed Exhibitions Korea

JB Son is Country General Manager of Reed Exhibitions Korea, which is part of Reed Exhibitions: the world’s leading events organiser.

He is a Korean native who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Busan National University, and an MBA from Seoul National University. He has 17 years of experience working predominantly within two of the world’s major pharmaceutical companies: Novartis and MSD. After joining MSD as a Sales Rep in 1999, he rose through the ranks of the pharmaceutical field to the position of Head of Commercial in APAC of Novartis Vaccines, a post he held till he joined Reed.

Among his career highlights have been numerous professional accolades, including the Country MD Award for New Biz Model Development for new vaccine launches (MSD, 2007); the Regional Award for Best Performance Country (Novartis, 2011); the Global Operational Excellence Award for New Tracking Projects (Novartis, 2012) and the Global CEO’s Individual Best Performance Award (Novartis, 2013).

With his wealth of progressive experience within one of Asia’s most important economies, JB will ensure that Reed remains well placed to accelerate its growth and take advantage of the many opportunities in Korea.

JB is based in the Reed Seoul office and reports to the President of Reed Exhibitions Greater China.

Josephine Lee

Executive Vice President
Reed Exhibitions Greater China

Josephine Lee, Executive Vice President of Reed Exhibitions, was born in Hong Kong and has been working in the exhibition industry for 20 years. Since joining Reed in 1998, she has distinguished herself by winning four major awards - the Export Division President Award (2000); the Reed Chairman’s Award (2001 & 2009) and the Reed China President’s Award (2005).

Her dynamic leadership has also seen her spearhead the restructuring of the Export Division in Australia; develop outbound business in Asia and establish Reed offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen (in 2002, 2003 and 2012 respectively). Today, her role include managing events under the Lifestyle portfolio as well as corporate functions including E-business, international Promotion Program (IPP), Reed Exhibitions Greater China Visitor Relationship Center and Sales & Marketing Effectiveness Program.

Paul Pu

CFO & VP of Shared Service Center
Reed Exhibitions Greater China

Prior to REED, Paul worked in GE for 8 years as CFOs for various business units. His last position in GE was global CFO for Power Delivery with $600MM annual sales. He played a key role in strategic alliance formation with China XD, which included a CNY3.4Bn private placement in Shanghai Stock Exchange.

Paul has over 20 years’ finance management experience and served many industries covering bank (Agricultural Bank of China), food (Unilever), home appliance (Bosch Siemens, Ariston), semi-conductor equipment (Oerlikon), chemicals (Hexion) and conglomerate (GE). Other than finance, his job responsibility from time to time extended to supply chain, commercial operations and IT management.

Paul holds a bachelor degree from Nanjing University of Science and Technology and an EMBA from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) with honor of Best Graduate. He is a FCCA (fellow of The Association of Charted Certified Accountants).

Sun Gang

Senior Vice President
Reed Exhibitions Greater China

Mr. Sun Gang has been with Reed Exhibitions China since July 2006. Prior to joining Reed, he served as an official at the Information Office of the State Council for three years. Mr. Sun's affiliation with the exhibition industry began two decades ago, in 1990, when he joined the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade. Halfway through his tenure at the CCPIT, in 1998, he was appointed Deputy Director General of the organization's Exhibitions Department. In this role, his main responsibilities included drafting exhibition policies; issuing show licenses and furthering the overseas exhibition agenda of the CCPIT - a purview which included some 35 events each year.

Wu Yunqiang

Vice President
Reed Exhibitions

Mr. Wu Yunqiang (Wilson) joined Reed Exhibition family, as Vice President for Gift and CDATF(RHB, RHai, RHQ) in Nov. 2015. Wilson graduated from Tianjin University, majored in Management Science. He was recruited by P&G as Management Trainee in 1996. He had worked for P&G for near 9 years during which he worked as sales manager, wholesale market project manager and distributor operation manager. Wilson was granted P&G global 50 Recognition Share in 2001. In addition, Wilson had worked for Nokia as Senior Marketing Manager and Multimedia Enhancement PRC manager separately in 5 years. Mr. Wilson helped TS&KF (GSK JV) built up FMCG sales team and set up distribution network from scratch. Besides, Mr. Wilson also had worked for state-owned company COFCO, responsible for trading marketing and sales operation.

Wilson will co-operate with partners and team to maintain leading position and provide high lever service though facing the challenges from slow down economy and E-commercial. Meanwhile, seek for new business opportunities.

Lanny Zhang

Vice President
Reed Exhibitions Greater China

A native of Wuhan, Lanny Zhang received her MBA from Nanyang Technological University at Singapore in 2003. She has over ten years of experience in the events industry.

In 2003, Lanny joined Reed Exhibitions Greater China as a Project Manager for CIBTM (China Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition), one of the company’s leading international brand shows.

From 2008, she started working her way up the corporate ladder in Reed’s manufacturing cluster.

She is now Vice President of Reed Exhibitions Greater China. In her current position, she is responsible for the management of 6 shows in 3 clusters.

Joe Zhou

Vice President
Reed Exhibitions Greater China

Joe Zhou is Vice President of Reed Exhibitions Greater China and CFO of Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions (RSE). His responsibilities include driving RSE towards its strategic goals, streamlining the company’s internal processes; facilitating the implementation of key initiatives and promoting the sustainability of the business in China. Mr. Zhou has over 20 years’ financial management experience in the public, consumer goods, home accessories, technology and agricultural sectors. Among the leading brands he has helped to guide are Sara Lee, ConAgra Foods, Avon and Nokia. Prior to his current role, he was CFO of Associated British Foods. Mr. Zhou has a BA from the Institute of International Relations and a Finance MBA from Northeastern University in Illinois.

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