May 4 2004. Finlay McAllan has been appointed as the new Managing Director of MCI Exhibitions Limited.

McAllan has been employed by the Association for 14 years and was initially employed as a temporary member of staff . In his most recent role as Exhibitions Director he has been responsible for the management of the International Motorcycle and Scooter Show and other similar MCI events.

The main function of this role is to develop and expand the NEC show and plan strategically to help maintain financial stability for the Association. He will still be responsible for overseeing the management of the show, but expects to recruit a new member of staff to his show team.

Meeting with all MCI members and gaining a greater understanding of their business needs and marketing strategy is a priority for McAllan over the next year.