Benedikt Binder-Krieglstein
CEO Reed Exhibitions Austria & Germany

Benedikt Binder-Krieglstein has been chairman of the management board and CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of Reed Exhibitions Austria since November 2017. Three years later - in November 2020 - he took over the same position for Reed Exhibitions Germany. Born in Vienna, he began his professional career in sales at the “Mayr-Melnhof Packaging Group”, where he worked from 1999 to 2011. Within this time he moved up the ladder and became Managing Director and Chief Sales Officer for Austria, Romania, Italy, Turkey and the SEE region. During this period he graduated as an executive MBA from the “IEDC Bled school of management” in Slovenia. This was followed by the position of COO at “F. Trenka chem.-pharm Fabrik GmbH” in Vienna, where Benedikt Binder-Krieglstein was entrusted with the development of new business areas and the cooperation with toll manufacturers. Shortly before joining Reed Exhibitions, he was director of marketing and sales in Europe at “Graphic Packaging International”. A company based in Brussels, where he was responsible for the conception and implementation of a Europe-wide sales and marketing structure.