Reed Exhibitions, the world’s leading events organizer, today announced the appointment of Alicia Tillman as Senior Vice President, Fashion and Vision, Reed Exhibitions. Ms. Tillman will lead the Fashion portfolio that includes the highly recognized Agenda, Capsule and AXIS events that target streetwear and action sports industries, high-end, progressive brands and fashion lifestyle. Furthermore, she will lead the Vision portfolio that contains the International Vision Expo & Conferences that are the country’s pre-eminent fashion and medical eyecare events. Ms. Tillman will report to Nancy Walsh, President, Reed Exhibitions North America.
Commenting on the new appointment, Walsh said, “We are very excited to have Alicia join the Reed Exhibitions senior leadership team. She is an excellent fit with our culture of strategy and innovation and brings a tremendous amount of thought leadership, marketing and business experience to lead the growth of our dynamic and expanding Fashion and Vision portfolios.”
Ms. Tillman joins Reed Exhibitions from American Express Global Business Travel after an eleven-year tenure. She served as the head of Marketing and Business Services and previously head of Public Affairs, Corporate Communications and Media Relations. Ms. Tillman brings with her significant experience across marketing and product development, event management, branding, business management and operations, public relations and investor relations, strategic planning and innovation. She has strong cultural competence leading global teams and is a dynamic public speaker and team motivator.
“I am excited to be joining the world’s leading provider of events,” said Ms. Tillman “Offering a dynamic event platform to enable companies to reach their buyers, further relationships and impact buying decisions is an excellent value proposition with tremendous growth potential. Reed Exhibitions has the vision, talent and track record and I look forward to being part of such a vibrant organization that has delivered incredible customer impact and success.”