Bloomberg Media today announced that Nick West has been named Head of Live Events for Bloomberg covering the Asia Pacific region.
Reporting to Parry Ravindranathan, Managing Director of Bloomberg Media for Asia Pacific, West will be responsible for strategy, development, design and execution for Bloomberg’s live events and conference business across the region. He will be based in Hong Kong.
West joins Bloomberg Media from The Financial Times in Hong Kong, where he spent the last six years building its events business in Asia and developing cross-platform solutions across the group. Prior to this role, he was with Financial Times Conferences in London as well as CWC Group, Euromoney PLC and Thomson Reuters.
“Nick brings over 15 years of conference and sponsorship experience to Bloomberg and we are thrilled to have a top talent like him on board,” said Parry Ravindranathan.
“We have been successfully broadening our business audience in the region with a mix of strategic partnerships and great content and we see live events as another area that is ripe for disruption.”
Nick West adds, “This is a truly exciting time for Bloomberg Media in Asia-Pacific as the company embarks on a major expansion effort across multiple media platforms for distinct international markets. I am looking forward to bringing its live events business to the next level, leveraging the company’s unrivaled media assets, resources and talent.”