HelmsBriscoe hires director of global accounts

The meetings procurement and site selection service has added Karen Johnston to its Northern Europe team.

Karen Johnston
Karen Johnston

In her new role with HelmsBriscoe, Karen Johnston will focus on strategic relationships with clients in Northern Europe.

Johnston has more than 29 years of experience in the MICE, business travel, and hospitality sectors. Before joining HelmsBriscoe, Johnston worked as commercial director at Wyboston Lakes, where she re-engineered the entire sales and account management divisions, and implemented a new team, process, and CRM platform.

"I am thrilled to have joined HelmsBriscoe," said Johnston. "I feel that I have reached a pinnacle point in my career where I can truly embrace HelmsBriscoe’s entrepreneurial culture to bring value to clients."  

"We have worked closely with Karen over many years, and we have always been impressed with her passion and enthusiasm for delivering solutions to her clients," said HelmsBriscoe’s managing director for Northern Europe, Carole McKellar. "We know she will be a great asset to our HelmsBriscoe team in Northern Europe!"

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