Art Paredes, as the Sr. Director of Global Expositions, joined SEMI in March 2012 and
oversees SEMI’s global portfolio of trade shows. His primary responsibilities
include: working with all regional expositions team to determine show strategies,
development of global best practices and continuous process improvements,
management of SEMI’s global expositions operational excellence activities, and
oversight of the global expositions P&L.
Sr. Director of Global Expositions
joining SEMI, Paredes served as President and CEO of Hannover Fairs USA, the U.S.
subsidiary of the Deutsche Messe AG – one of the largest and most active global
trade show organizers. His responsibilities included: customer relationship
management, development of the company’s U.S. strategic business plan,
management of all U.S. sales & marketing activities, oversight of U.S.
operational activities, business development and new ventures, and establishing
long-term business relationships with local and national government agencies,
industry associations, and other international trade agencies.
joining Hannover Fairs USA, Paredes served twenty one years with Rockwell
International and The Boeing Company, where he ultimately served as Director,
Corporate Marketing Communications and Trade Shows for The Boeing Company’s
Space & Communications Group.
his communications degree from the University of California at Los Angeles.