Battley joins us from BI Worldwide where he was Director of Events for four years, delivering Incentive Travel programmes and Conference solutions primarily for the automotive, financial services and IT telecoms industries.
Prior to BI Worldwide, David spent four years as Director of Meetings & Events for Hogg Robinson, one of the largest Travel Management Companies in the UK and eleven years heading up Events by Appointment, the Events division of The Appointment Group, Europe’s largest entertainment travel specialist.
Battley said ‘I’m thoroughly looking forward to joining Grass Roots, a company with an outstanding reputation and one that I have long since admired. I firmly believe that I can utilise my knowledge and skills within the global account management arena and contribute to the growth and success of a business which is clearly set for an exciting future.’
Client Services Director Kevin Robinson commented: ‘David is highly regarded in the industry and brings a wealth of senior level experience, both operationally and at a relationship management level. David's appointment supports our growth ambitions and further strengthens our account management team to deliver to the highest standards.’
Grass Roots Group is a leading international customer, employee and channel engagement specialist which brings people together to inspire and improve business performance.