UBM Live Appoints Nick Ornstien as Portfolio Director - Food

By Ubm Live, PRNE
Monday, February 14, 2011

Nick Ornstien brings 15 years of global experience to the Food portfolio

AMSTERDAM, February 15, 2011 - UBM Live, the company behind the industry-leading Food ingredients Europe
show, today announced that Nick Ornstien has been appointed as Portfolio
Director - Food. He will be responsible for the Food Ingredients portfolio of

"We are exceptionally lucky to have someone of Nick's calibre join our
business," said Nik Rudge, Group Director at UBM Live. "As we seek to grow
our business in the emerging markets, Nick's significant global experience
will be a perfect fit for our business."

Beginning his career in sales at Reed Elsevier, Ornstien rose quickly
through the ranks. With each new challenge came a new country taking him from
the UK to the U.S. and back to the UK again, where he joined the PennWell
Corporation. As Group Director and General Manager, Ornstien's remit was to
manage international operations for the Global Energy Group in Europe, Asia,
Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. He effectively launched new shows
in these markets, and successfully grew a number of other exhibitions, as
well as digital and print titles. Whilst there, he led a turnaround in the
business and was instrumental in increasing revenue of the group by 80% and
profit by 64%. Upon leaving PennWell, Ornstien set up his own media
consultancy business specialising in the events and publishing sector.

Ornstien says he is delighted to be appointed to this key role in UBM
Live: "Having spent my career working in the publishing and events sector, I
have developed and perfected a range of business and people skills which will
stand me in good stead in my new role. I am an ambitious individual and
relish this new challenge to grow the Food ingredients portfolio in the
emerging markets, and build on the success of the European shows, whilst
ensuring that we deliver optimum customer services to the industry we serve."

About UBM Live

UBM Live is a division of United Business Media, which is headquartered
in London, UK. The office in the Netherlands is the organiser of the
world-leading Health ingredients, Food ingredients, CPhI, ICSE and Informex
series of food and pharmaceutical ingredients trade shows. The Dutch office
also publishes International Food Ingredients Magazine and organises related
conference activities. For more information, visit

Leonie Reindertsen, Marketing Manager, UBM Live Food portfolio, Tel: +31-(0)-20-409-9560, Fax: +31-(0)-20-363-2616, Leonie.Reindertsen at ubm.com

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