Igor Palka has been appointed the new managing director (MD) for VNU’s business in Southeast Asia. He will take up the role on January 15, 2022 and will be based in Bangkok. Palka is a seasoned trade show executive with over 18 years of exhibition industry knowledge and leadership in Germany and South Asia. Most recently, Palka served as managing director of an international exhibition series in Berlin, Germany. Palka will be overseeing the entire Southeast Asian region with responsibility for expanding the business in the post-pandemic recovery phase.