Cievents expands UK team

Andrew Barker joins as director of sales, while Basia Dudziak takes over the position of key account manager.

Clockwise from left: Basia Dudziak, Simon Hubbard and Andrew Barker
Clockwise from left: Basia Dudziak, Simon Hubbard and Andrew Barker

Agency cievents has made three new additions to its UK team.

Andrew Barker has transferred from cievents in New Zealand. He has over 15 years’ experience in event management, business development and recruitment in the MICE and hospitality sectors. Barker’s career includes senior sales and event manager roles at Accor Hotels and Aukland Pullman Hotel, as well as The Orange Group.

Basia Dudziak takes over the position of key account manager from Jade Howgrave-Graham covering her maternity leave. Dudziak’s ten-year career in the MICE industry includes project manager and client relationship roles at Zibrant, Grass Roots and BI Worldwide.

She brings wide-ranging experience in organising complex live events in London and New York, across diverse client sectors including automotive, financial, legal and pharmaceutical.

Simon Hubbard has also been appointed as business development manager. He joins cievents from Radius Meetings & Events where he was global sales manager.

His 20-years’ experience in the MICE industry includes operations and senior sales positions at CWT Meetings & Events, Professional Venue Solutions and Conference & Incentive Management (CIM).

Lucy Francis, general manager, cievents UK said: "I am delighted to welcome Andrew, Basia and Simon to the team as we continue to expand our service offerings to our new and existing customers. These key appointments are critical for our ambitious growth plans over the next few years."

For more features and breaking news sign up to C&IT Magazine's daily Newstracker here  

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in

Charlotte Flach recommends

Cievents creates group travel team

Read more
The future of event feedback

The future of event feedback

A look at how new technology is changing the nature of feedback for event planners.

SevenEvents hires new project manager

SevenEvents hires new project manager

Jade Davies joins from Touch Associates and her new role will include developing client relationships.

Cievents VP talks US market trends, challenges and opportunities

Cievents VP talks US market trends, challenges and opportunities

Alison Howlett, vice president of live events, talks about creating business opportunities, US trends and popular destinations.

Case study: PPA Festival at Tobacco Dock

Case study: PPA Festival at Tobacco Dock

The Professional Publishers Association held an education festival in May 2018 with guest speakers including politicians and actors.

New director and event coordinator for Pure

New director and event coordinator for Pure

Agency promotes client services director and hires event coordinator to strengthen the team.

Loganair to take over cancelled Flybmi routes

Loganair to take over cancelled Flybmi routes

Glasgow-based company Loganair has stepped in start flying five of Flybmi's routes from next month.

How to increase your sustainability credentials

How to increase your sustainability credentials

Sustainability can be achieved with simple actions, says Elizabeth Thomas from the International Corporate Governance Network.

London venues hosted 37% more events in 2018

London venues hosted 37% more events in 2018

Year-on-year increase from Unique Venues of London shows strong demand for events in the capital.

Why you should design human-centric experiences

Why you should design human-centric experiences

At EMEC19 in The Hague, Kim Myhre of MCI Experience gave an insightful talk on design-thinking in events.

New event producer for HGA

New event producer for HGA

Becky Jones-Williams has previously worked at Event Concept and will work for clients in a range of sectors.

LATEST JOBS