Senior Director of Global Expositions
As Senior Director of Global Expositions, Art Paredes oversees SEMI’s portfolio of global trade shows. His responsibilities include formulating show strategies, developing best practices and continuous process improvements, and oversight of exposition profitability.
Prior to joining SEMI in 2012, Paredes served as President and Managing Director of Hannover Fairs USA, the US subsidiary of Deutsche Messe AG, one of the largest trade show organizers in the world. Before Hannover Fairs, he was with Rockwell International and The Boeing Company for 22 years, where he ultimately served as Director, Corporate Marketing Communications and Trade Shows for The Boeing Company’s Space and Communications Group.
Paredes holds a BA from the University of California, Los Angeles.