Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre appoints Etherington as Commercial Director

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Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEIICC) has promoted Sue Etherington to the position of Commercial Director. She joined the QEIICC as International Sales Manager in 2003.Etherington had been Acting Commercial Director since September, following the sudden departure of Jonathan Byrne, who was Commercial Director since 2008 and is now Chief Operating Officer at the Royal Aeronautical Society. At the time, Etherington's appointment was due to Government restrictions on recruitment during 2010 which prevented the conference centre from finding outside employees.“The Government restriction on recruitment has been lifted on positions deemed as essential for our business,” says QEIICC Chief Executive, Ernest Vincent. “She has done a brilliant job while Acting Commercial Director, so we are delighted to be able to officially appoint her to this position.”The centre has also promoted Ravi Choudhry to Senior ICT Technician and Paul Simmonds to the position of AV Project Manager. Have you got any new appointments news? Email exhibitionnewsa@mashmedia.net
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