At Reed Kennedy was responsible for EIBTM, CIBTM, GIBTM, AIME and AIBTM. He is a former board director of MPI and chairman of the Meetings Industry Association.
"Centaur is delighted to appoint Paul to this important new role as part of our investment in developing the travel portfolio in the UK and overseas," said Taylor.
"Paul’s experience of successfully developing an international show portfolio at Reed Exhibitions will be a significant boost for the team," he added.
Kennedy commented: "I am excited at the prospect of guiding the growth and development of the portfolio here in the UK and internationally."
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