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Metstrade adds to exhibition committee

From left, Tom Reed, Bob Rudolph and Mei Reading.

From left, Tom Reed, Bob Rudolph and Mei Reading.

Metstrade has added three members to its exhibition committee, an advisory board made up of executives from companies that display at the annual marine industry show in Amsterdam.

The new members are Tom Reed, CEO at Scanstrut, Bob Rudolph, vice president for international sales at MIT Industries and Mei Reading, global marketing director at the Griffin Group. Ernie Ellis, president and principal shareholder of Metalcraft Inc., which owns Sea-Fire Marine, is leaving the group.

“It is tremendously valuable to get to sit down with these brilliant individuals from the sector as sparring partners, conceptual thinkers and developers of future ideas,” Irene Dros, maritime director at RAI Amsterdam, the owner of Metstrade, said in a statement. “They are our eyes and ears in the market, and their opinion is invaluable to the Metstrade concept each year.”

Committee members generally serve six years and are replaced at an annual meeting in January. Meetings take place three times per year.

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