John Sharkey is Executive Vice President, Europe for ASM Global. John has responsibility for the European business operations in venue management, premium products and food service. He is also responsible for spearheading the Group’s growth ambitions across Europe and supports the wider global business as part of the leadership team.
He has previously advised various clients and some of the world’s largest private equity businesses to find value in the conference, exhibition and entertainment industry and related infrastructure projects across the UK, Continental Europe, Asia and the US. He has also held CFO and CEO roles inside and outside the industry and been responsible for the successful development and launch of a number of new venues.