Peter Goldstone Out as Hanley Wood President

HIL ANDERSON, SENIOR EDITOR
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Washington, DC – Peter Goldstone was let go as president of Hanley Wood, LLC, the parent company of Hanley Wood Exhibitions.

Goldstone, who became president last year, was a casualty of a reorganization of the company’s management structure by the board of directors, which included elimination of the president’s job.

Rick McConnell, president of Hanley Wood Exhibitions, will report directly to CEO Frank Anton. No other personnel changes were announced.

Folio: said Anton informed them by e-mail that Goldstone’s departure was immediate and “consistent with our business strategy of streamlining our operations into one integrated media organization.”

Anton could not be immediately reached for comment.

Hanley Wood Exhibitions is a major presence in the construction trade show sector. Its portfolio includes SurfacesWorld of Concrete, International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, and JLC Live.

JLC Live received the Grand Award for “Most Innovative Practices” at this year’s Trade Show Executive (TSE) Gold 100 Awards & Summit. World of Concrete was ranked No. 5 on the TSE Gold 100 rankings of the largest trade shows in the U.S., with 870,102 net square feet (nsf) of exhibit space in 2009. Surfaces also made the list at No. 47, with 354,336 nsf.

Reach Frank Anton at (202) 452-0800 or fanton@hanleywood.com