Sachin Patil appointed MD and CEO of Messe Stuttgart India

Messe Stuttgart India, a subsidiary of Landesmesse Stuttgart, has announced the appointment of Sachin Patil as the company’s new managing director and chief executive officer. With an illustrious career spanning over 18 years, Sachin Patil brings a wealth of experience, strategic insight, and innovation to this pivotal leadership role.

05 Oct 2023 | By Charmiane Alexander

Sachin Patil

Messe Stuttgart India stands as a key player in the trade fair and exhibition landscape, renowned for curating and organising world-class events that unite industry leaders, innovators, and stakeholders across various sectors. 

In 2024, the company is set to showcase an array of remarkable events, including LogiMAT India, MOLDEX India, FASTNEX, and VISION. These events are poised to elevate industry standards, encourage collaboration, and drive innovation within their respective domains. 

The parent company, Messe Stuttgart in Germany, boasts an impressive legacy spanning over 80 years, with its first fair held in 1940s. Today, it's one of the world's leading trade fair organisers, hosting over 70 international fairs and congresses each year, drawing millions of visitors and exhibitors.

Sachin Patil has a long history with Messe Stuttgart, having previously served as the official representative in India. His dynamic leadership and ability to drive transformational initiatives have been evident throughout his career journey.

“I am honoured and excited to take on the role of managing director and CEO at Messe Stuttgart India,” Patil said. “My vision for this role is to further elevate our position as a trailblazer in the Indian trade fair and exhibition industry. Through strategic collaborations, innovation, and a keen focus on value creation, we aim to create impactful platforms that connect industries, drive growth, and foster meaningful partnerships.”

Patil completed his post-graduate diploma in tourism and leisure with a specialisation in events management from the Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, New Delhi. 

Roland Bleinroth, President of Landesmesse Stuttgart GmbH, said, “We are thrilled to expand our footprint in India's dynamic market. Sachin Patil's proven leadership capabilities and vision align perfectly with our goals. We have full faith in his ability to achieve remarkable milestones and further our commitment to facilitating international trade partnerships.”