Innovision has appointed three new staff to its creative services team. Paul Martin joins as head of creative services, James Edwards as creative director, and Katie Stamp has been named creative designer.
Business Visits & Events Board
Former MP Nick de Bois has been named chair of the new Business Visits & Events Board. The announcement was made this week by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport. The group is looking to drive the UK’s event industry forward.
Two new recruits were announced by Because this month. Jon Spary, who previously worked at Space and Sense, has been appointed as head of new business, while Lyn Warner will be the new finance director.
All Party Parliamentary Group for Events
James Heappey, the MP for Wells, was announced as the new chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Events at a special Britain for Events industry reception on 19 October.
Jack Morton Worldwide
Bruce Henderson, previously of Geometry Global, has joined Jack Morton Worldwide as its new chief creative officer. He will be responsible for driving forward the international company’s creative vision, and will oversee the agency’s brand marketing.
Last month it was announced that Vanessa Adlard was to join north London venue Roundhouse as head of events, replacing Jack Franklin. She has previously held positions at English Heritage, D&D London, the Royal Opera House and Lord’s Cricket Ground.
Former Concerto Group chairman Mike Kershaw is to join the board of AOK Events. He has been appointed as non-executive chairman, and will look to drive the agency’s growth through strategic acquisitions and product development.
Sophie Smith has joined Sledge’s international team as project co-ordinator. Previously at Frukt, Smith will work across a mixture of clients due to Sledge’s growing presence in the UAE.
Goose Live Events
Ashley Frater has been appointed to the role of account director at Goose Live Events. Previously head of events at specialist automotive PR agency PFPR, Frater will work on the agency’s luxury automotive accounts.
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