Freeman Appoints CEO Janet Dell to Board of Directors

July 8, 2024

Dallas, TX – Freeman, the global leader in events, announced the appointment of new CEO Janet Dell to its Board of Directors effective July 1, 2024 in connection with her previously-announced appointment as Freeman CEO.

“Janet’s exceptional leadership and strategic vision are precisely what Freeman needs as we embark on this exciting new chapter,” said Carrie Freeman Parsons, Freeman Chair. “Her understanding of our business, combined with her innovative approach, will build upon our legacy of putting people first and delivering for our customers. We are thrilled to welcome Janet to the Freeman Board and look forward to benefiting from her valuable perspective and expertise.”

As CEO, Janet leads Freeman’s long-term strategy and execution across the globe, with a focus on data-driven decision-making. Since joining Freeman in 2018, Janet has been integral to setting Freeman’s strategy and guiding the Company’s digital transformation, driving Freeman’s success in redefining live events.

“My focus is ensuring Freeman is continuously innovating to support our employees. Our goal is to always deliver meaningful and impactful events to our customers, in a dynamic industry, business and technology environment,” said Dell. “I appreciate the confidence that Carrie and the Board have placed in me and the talented team at Freeman to continue to grow and strengthen the company in the years to come.”

Janet is also a board member of Harris Company, a leading national mechanical contractor, and a former advisory member for Cara Collective, an organization seeking to break the cycle of poverty through the power and purpose of employment.

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About Freeman:
Freeman is a global leader in events, on a mission to redefine live for a new era. With a data-driven approach and the industry’s largest network of experts, Freeman’s insights shape exhibitions, exhibits, and events that drive audiences to action. The integrated full-service solutions leverage a 97-year legacy in event management as well as new technologies to deliver moments that matter. For more information, please visit

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