Batten has worked with cievents for more than ten years in various roles, including sales, product and account management. Most recently she worked as head of operations for the Australia office.
Global general manager at cievents, Natalie Simmons, said: "Fiona has been a key member of my Australian management team over the past few years, and I'm looking forward to working closely with her to continue to grow our Australian business."
Batten added: "I'm thrilled to be given the opportunity of leading the Australian business of cievents as general manager. Over the last ten years with the company I've had the privilege of working with an amazing group of industry specialists covering every discipline in the category.
"The future is looking bright and I'm very excited to lead our people to continue deliver amazing experiences that engage and inspire, delivering exceptional results for our clients."
Batten’s promotion comes after a recent expansion of cievents in Asia, where it acquired Maya Events in Hong Kong.
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