DALLAS – July 1, 2013 – Freeman, the leading global partner for integrated marketing solutions for live engagements, today announced that Albert Chew has been promoted to President of the Exposition division at Freeman. Previously, Chew served as Chief Operating Officer of the Exposition division.
Chew joined Freeman in June 2006, and has held various executive management positions including senior vice president, executive vice president, and chief people and planning officer while at Freeman. He brings more than 25 years of experience in business management, organizational development and strategic planning. Prior to joining Freeman, Chew was the owner of TRIACOM Creative Enterprises, a management consulting firm. Chew was also with Dallas-based ClubCorp Inc. as executive vice president of strategic operations and served as a member of the company’s board of directors.
“We are thrilled to have Albert taking the reins of our Exposition division,” said Freeman President John F. O’ Connell, Jr. “I am confident that he will seamlessly build on the great work for which our Exposition division is already known – delivering unparalleled customer service, sustaining our business improvement initiatives and enhancing the customer experience.”
Chew holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Houston and a master’s degree in business administration from Texas Christian University.
Since 1927, Freeman has been the premier provider of integrated experiential marketing solutions for live engagements including expositions, conventions, corporate events and exhibits. Headquartered in Dallas, with 70 offices in North America, Freeman produces more than 4,300 expositions annually, including 135 of the 250 largest U.S. trade shows, and 11,000 other events worldwide. Customer-driven, Freeman offers a total package of solutions, with a scope of products and services unmatched by the competition. An employee-owned company, Freeman places an emphasis on respect for people and providing unparalleled customer service. Freeman has received numerous trade show industry awards for excellence in leadership, creative design, community service, innovation and customer-driven partnerships.For more information, visit www.freeman.com.