Freeman Invests in Leadership to Support Customer Growth and Evolving Business Needs

January 18, 2023

Dallas, TX – Freeman, the global leader in events, announced today that Chris Schimek has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for all event and exhibit operations across North America. Cam Geiger has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Business Operations responsible for the company’s IT operations, digital transformation, sales enablement, supply chain and sourcing.

“Our customers and Freeman benefit from Chris’ in-depth knowledge of our business and the strong relationships he’s developed with our Union members, venues, hotels and other industry partners. He’s built a world class operations and logistics team that can handle the unexpected and consistently deliver great events,” said Janet Dell, Freeman President.

In his role as Chief Operating Officer, Event & Exhibit Operations, Chris will provide leadership and strategic direction for regional warehouse operations and local event logistics at venues across North America, graphics production, fabrication and custom exhibits.

Freeman is committed to continuously improving how we support our customers through digitally enabled systems and processes to create better customer experiences from first contact through show close while at the same time modernizing our technology infrastructure to make it easier for or teams to deliver impactful events.

Janet Dell added, “With 30+ years of experience in operations, technology and digital transformation, Cam is uniquely qualified to support our day-to-day business operations while building a modern tech platform that can support our future growth.”

As Chief Operating Officer of Business Operations, Cam is responsible for key support functions for the business and major transformation projects that will improve customer experience, simplify internal systems and processes and define our enterprise-wide data strategy to support on-going enhancements and innovation.

About Freeman

Freeman is a global leader in events. Whether virtual, in-person, or hybrid, we are on a mission to redefine live for a new era. With a data-driven approach and the industry’s largest network of experts, our insights shape exhibitions, exhibits, and events that drive audiences to action. Our integrated full-service solutions leverage a 95-year legacy in event management as well as new technologies to deliver moments that matter.

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