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Champion Names McNally EVP; Brown and Koval as co-COOs


Middleboro, MA – Champion Exposition Services promoted Steve McNally to executive vice president and named John Koval and Ron Brown to fill McNally’s former position of chief operating officer.

Koval will be responsible for Champion’s operations in the eastern U.S. while Brown will handle the west, the company announced April 23. McNally will work personally with champion’s national customers and collaborate with CEO Mark Epstein on optimizing the company’s national infrastructure.

McNally has been with Champion since 1996 and has spent more than 31 years in the trade show and events industry. He played a major role in the company’s westward expansion, including the opening of branch offices in Las Vegas, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Reach Mark Epstein at (508) 946-8500 or; Steve McNally at (415) 468-5200 or; Ron Brown at (562) 941-8404 or; John Koval at (678) 945-6550 or

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