Sledge appoints new business director

Events agency Sledge has hired Ross Easterbrook, formerly of The Live Group, as its new business director.

Ross Easterbrook, Sledge
Ross Easterbrook, Sledge

Easterbrook will be responsible for sales and business development at the agency, with a focus on creating long-term strategic partnerships as well as one-off, large-scale projects around the world. 


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He joins from The Live Group, where he worked as the head of sales and global account director. Prior to this, he was head of conference sales for the Kable Events portfolio at Guardian News & Media. 

Easterbrook said: "I am really excited about joining Sledge. Our roster of blue-chip companies is very impressive and I look forward to introducing more organisations to the creativity and professionalism of the Sledge team."

Nic Cooper, Sledge CEO, added: "We are delighted that Ross has joined the team at Sledge. He has considerable client and agency experience and he joins Sledge at an exciting time in our evolution, his strategic approach will prove invaluable as the agency grows."

More:

Sledge hires new project co-ordinator

Jack Morton hires director of digital

Concerto Group hires agency account manager

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