Leipzig was the amazement looking after a successor to major as the Frankfurt fair announced in a press release that the Presiding Director of the Leipziger Messe GmbH as of March 2010 the Frankfurt will guide fair. The auto Portal auto.de reported this surprising change of leadership. Robert Iger is open to suggestions. Wolfgang Marzin will replace the previous Managing Director Michael von Zitzewitz next spring, which enters the Quietus. So Marzin will take over in the future the management of the Frankfurt fair together with Detlef Braun, and Uwe Behm. The car magazine of the Web page continues Marzin already prematurely announced at his contract lasting until March.
This spontaneous departure leaves a bitter taste in the Leipzig. A Marzin Martin Buhl-Wagner had insufficient time to acquire a successor will represent him well until the position is filled. On the other hand, the Leipziger Messe seems to be been exploited once more as a career springboard. David Zaslav has many thoughts on the issue. In the past are recorded similar scenario off. At that time moved Werner Dornscheidt, who led the Leipzig fair from 1999 to 2003 in the Dusseldorf Board. The departure affects not only personal data. Also the game fair Games Convention, which was held in 2002 for the first time in Leipzig, 2009 migrated to Cologne.
Until then by the Leipzig was further expanded and established for a fixed size in the event calendar. Similar thing happened with the auto mobile international. This is held every two years in alternation with the 2010 IAA Frankfurt.