Grass Roots appoints global account director

Grass Roots' events and communications division has appointed Jessica Newton as global account director.

Grass Roots appoints Jessica Newton
Grass Roots appoints Jessica Newton

Newton will be focusing on developing financial and professional services business in London, New York and Singapore.

She was previously director of key accounts in the UK for Steigenberger Hotels and has worked as account manager UK & Ireland for Maritim Hotels and as regional key account manager in Berlin for Accor, Germany.

Grass Roots managing director of venue procurement Des McLaughlin said: "With the continuing growth of business in our New York office over the last six months and the opportunities for our office in Singapore, her role will involve working closely with new and existing clients to develop business in these key venue procurement markets."

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