Q&A with Mary Larkin, executive vice president at Diversified Communications
Originally from Northern Ireland, Mary Larkin began her professional career in the trade show industry in her home country. In 1995, she was hired by Diversified Communications and began working on its seafood trade shows in 1996, starting as sales manager of Seafood Expo North America (SENA) and Seafood Expo Global (SEG), and eventually becoming show director, vice president and, in 2014, executive vice president for all of Diversified’s Portland division.
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