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23 Jun 2016

Diversified appoints new divisional Group Director

Diversified appoints new divisional Group Director

Diversified Communications UK has today announced the appointment of Simon Coe as group director for its Peterborough Division, with overall responsibility for the future direction and growth of the division's transport and tourism portfolios, as well as new business development.

Mr Coe has over 30 years' senior level experience in publishing and exhibitions, including Link House Magazines, Clarion Events, Ocean Media and NCC Events.

“This is a hugely significant appointment for Diversified and having worked with Simon before, I have absolutely no doubt that he is the right person to lead the Peterborough division going forward,â€' said Carsten Holm, managing director of Diversified UK.  "He has a proven ability to create a vision, drive innovation and deliver results but, above all, it's his ability to get involved, to really understand the issues and to meet the changing needs of the markets he has been involved with, which has impressed me.  We are very lucky to have him as part of the team and I know he will be very popular with both customers and staff.â€'

“I'm really looking forward to joining Diversified and excited about all the possibilities that lie in the future of the business,â€' said Simon Coe.  “Diversified is a great company with a reputation for innovation, attention to detail and for going the extra mile; all the things which I'm also really passionate about.  The company already has some great products but I think we can do so much more, so this is a really exciting time to be joining.â€'

Simon Coe will join with immediate effect.



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Diversified Communications UK (Diversified UK) is a fast growing trade event organiser and publisher based in Brighton, Peterborough and Nailsworth.  Diversified UK's portfolio includes Euro Bus Expo; Coach & Bus Live; RouteONE magazine; The Route One Operator Excellence Awards; Coach Monthly; CDC News; miniPLUS; CDC Coach Tourism Yearbook; National Coach Tourism Awards; British Tourism & Travel Show; Natural & Organic Products Europe; Natural and Organic Awards; Natural Products News; Natural Products Scandinavia & Nordic Organic Food Fair in Malmö, Sweden; camexpo; lunch!; Casual Dining; Casual Dining Restaurant & Pub Awards; Commercial Kitchen; Accountex; SITS – The Service Desk & IT Support Show; Ocean Business (including Offshore Survey Conference & Ocean Careers); GEO Business; Capturing Reality; and MARELEC Marine Electromagnetics conference.  For more information, visit:

Diversified UK is part of Diversified Communications, a leading international media company providing market access, education and information through global, national and regional face–to–face events, digital and print publications and television stations.  Diversified serves a number of industries including: seafood, food service, natural and organic, healthcare, commercial marine, and business management.  Based in Portland, Maine, USA, Diversified employs over 850 staff, across eight divisions in seven countries.  For more information, visit: