People moves at Freeman, Showlite and more.
Freeman, global provider of brand experiences has announced a series of appointments and internal promotions. Chris Smith (pictured above right) has joined the operations team as custom build director, responsible for overseeing the project management team. Smith brings more than 15 years of specialist fabrication experience to the business.
The company has also expanded its corporate sales team, with Faye Goldstraw coming on board as corporate account manager, and Manny Dhesi as corporate business development executive. Mark Haverly has been promoted to business development manager, overseeing corporate and exhibitor sales.
Louise Goodwin, who was previously employed as account manager at the NEC, has been appointed to the role of business development manager. EN Thirty Under 30 member Hollie Lawrence (pictured above right) has been promoted to the role of HR director.
Industry professional Kimberley Lovett (pictured above) has joined the expanding team at Showlite as business development manager reporting directly to, and working alongside, Anthony Smith, sales director. With more than seven years’ experience in the industry as co-organiser of the National Funeral Exhibition, Lovett will develop Showlite’s client base.
Andrew Savill has taken on the role of business development, vice president at FreemanXP. Savill joins from TBA, where he was client development director. Prior to that he spent nine years at WRG, working across brands such as HP, Ricoh, Nokia, HSBC, BMW, Google and Deloitte. Industry leader Lesley Mason will also be joining the FreemanXP team to act as client services director.
Corporate Events has appointed two new event managers to join their growing team. Kara Taylor (pictured above left), formerly of Oxford University and Harley Davidson, will be supporting the event delivery team, working with the agency’s largest clients including Nationwide Building Society. Holly Waters (pictured above right) will be supporting one of the event delivery teams on the management of events for clients such as BMW, Financial Times and Zurich Insurance.
Site Equip, welfare and sanitation supplier to the events and construction industries, has promoted Amy Gilbert to director with immediate effect.
99 City Road Conference Centre
99 City Road Conference Centre has expanded its team with the appointment of Charlotte Reynolds (pictured above) as events assistant and administrator.
Professional Convention Management Association
The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has announced the formation of two new Regional Advisory Boards for the EMEA and APAC regions to help guide its global expansion. The new advisory boards have been established in two key regions – Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.
Announced at its flagship annual Convening Leaders event, the PCMA has also released the appointment of Luca Favetta as its first EMEA regional business director. The appointment for APAC is still pending.