Appointments

Locomote accelerates growth with addition to management team

Locomote - A Business Travel Technology Platform - announce a new addition to the St Kilda based management team, Fiona Gribbon.
The new appointment follows the recent announcement of the significant Travelport investment elevating the need for increased focus on client support and expansion.


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Logistik Group appoint new communications specialist

Priscilla Kuehnel
Award-winning communications specialist, Logistik, have appointed a talented international communications expert to strengthen their already burgeoning creative communication division. Ms Kuehnel’s appointment comes as part of a much wider growth and development plan across Logistik’s offering as they look to expand their expertise in order to further engage with the increasing needs of their clients.

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New appointments reunite at NUFC

Ashleigh Hook and Lucy Goodwin
Two North East women whose paths have crossed since childhood have now found themselves in contact yet again – after being appointed to new roles at Newcastle United Football Club.
Lucy Goodwin (23) is now working as Operations Manager for Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events at St James’ Park and started her job just a few days after 24-year-old Ashleigh Hook took up a position as an HR officer.


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Grass Roots appoints strategic meetings management expert Michael Basel

Michael Basel
Grass Roots, the world’s leading provider of employee and customer engagement solutions, has announced the appointment of Michael Basel as Sales Director for strategic meetings management in the Meetings & Events division of the Grass Roots Germany business.

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IBTM America Event Director announced

Jaime Rosov
Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced management changes for IBTM America 2015 (renamed following AIBTM 2014) with Jaime Rosov appointed as Event Director. Michael J. Lyons, who has been at the helm of AIBTM for the past two years, is leaving to pursue other personal career interests.

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The Vivid Event Group continues to grow

Rachael Hamilton
The Vivid Event group have appointed Rachael Hamilton to head up their Brand Engagement division.
Managing Director Charlie Hepburn comments “we know a company brand is more than just a logo; it’s about beliefs and personality which are best demonstrated through its people and its actions. Our mission is to ensure that live events are an essential part of every business’ communication strategy to fully engage its whole community and deliver results. Rachael will play a vital role along with the rest of our team, using their skills and knowledge to produce pioneering exciting, fresh ways of engaging people in business change”.


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Olivier Thomas appointed General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca

Olivier Thomas
Excitement continues to build around the opening of Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca with the appointment of Olivier Thomas as the property’s General Manager. A 20-year hospitality industry veteran, Thomas was previously Hotel Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Prague. In August, Thomas will make the transition to Casablanca to lead the pre-opening team as the Hotel prepares to welcome guests to Morocco’s economic hub in the first quarter of 2015.

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