Grass Roots bolsters meetings and events division

Grass Roots has hired six new members of staff in its meetings, events and communications division.

Grass Roots' Nick Bender appoints new staff
Grass Roots' Nick Bender appoints new staff

Venue procurement team

The firm’s venue procurement team has appointed Jo Goodman, who came from Banks Sadler, and university graduate Olivia Hughes as consultants, while Hannah Richardson and Philippa Murray have both been promoted to account managers within the team.

Event production team

The event production team has appointed Richard Pollock as assistant technical production manager, Helen Bothamley as project manager/production assistant, and Juliette Langstone as Jaguar Finance administration.

Pollock joins Grass Roots from Stage Right Productions, Bothamley from the charity In Control, and Langstone from chartered surveyors Wilkins. Promotions in the team include Camilla Barker to project manager/production assistant, Charlie Perry to project executive/production assistant and Russell Blandford to senior production manager.

Delegate management services team

The delegate management services team has promoted Sue Shearman to group operations manager and bolstered its technology department with the addition of Kamran Ellahi as developer. Ellahi previously worked at Cyber Duck. 

Other promotions within the company include Claire Robinson to digital project manager in the creative team and Denise Tew to business support manager in the event management team.

Grass Roots head of global events Nick Bender said: "It is great to be able to strengthen our team by making these key appointments and also by offering personal development opportunities to existing staff. Each brings their own unique skills and individual talents, which will benefit Grass Roots and strengthen our client offering."

Earlier this month, Grass Roots expanded its European team with two appointments in France and Switzerland.

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