IMTMA Director General becomes UFI president


Chennai: AnbuVarathan, Director General and CEO of Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) and Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) formally assumed office as the president of UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, for 2020 – 21.

According to a press note, Anbu is the first Indian ever to occupy the top post of UFI in its 95 years of existence.

During his tenure, Anbu would focus on UFI initiatives to revive the exhibition industry and extend all possible support to industry leaders besides urging stakeholders to be resilient to face future contingencies, adopt technology that would enhance the value of face-to-face exhibitions in future and enhance a stronger connection with communities in the exhibition space.

“I am extremely happy to assume the Presidency of UFI and feel privileged to be the first Indian to get elected to this role in more than nine decades of UFI’s history,” he said.