Susanne Fischer has been appointed at the new Head of the Marketing and Communications Department for the ispo Group and inhorgenta europe. In her new position, Susanne Fischer will be looking after all events of the “ispo” sports equipment and fashion fair at home and abroad as well as “inhorgenta europe”, the international trade fair for watches, clocks, jewellery, precious stones, pearls and technology.

Ms. Fischer last headed the Central European marketing for Timberland.  Her career has included ten years of marketing for Polartec in Europe, several years of sport PR in agency activity and the management of apparel at Lowe Alpine.

Manfred Wutzlhofer, Chairman & CEO of Messe München GmbH, states: “Susanne Fischer’s competence in both the industry as well as in PR will greatly assist us in our task of competently informing and looking after the industry, trade and media of the sport, outdoor and fashion sector through our trade fair events and information for the sector all the year round. We warmly welcome Ms. Fischer to our team.”

Tobias Gröber, Head of the ispo Group: “In Susanne Fischer, we are delighted to have found the ideal person to manage the Marketing and Communications Department. Ms. Fischer has international experience in our core target group and she is the perfect addition to our globally networked team.”

In her new position at Messe München GmbH, Susanne Fischer will already be looking after the coming ispo winter 08 (27 – 30 January 2008) as well as the following events of ispo winter, the ispo summer events, ispo china and Golf Europe and inhorgenta. She reports directly to Tobias Gröber, Director of Business Unit.