Spark Thinking hires production manager

Agency expands production team with appointment of Alex Doughty who brings experience in exhibition and stage design.

Events and communications agency Spark Thinking has appointed a new production manager, Alex Doughty.

Doughty’s career so far has included experiential exhibition and stage design, and a technical production role for retail giant Westfield.

As production manager for Spark Thinking and its healthcare specialist sister brand, Ashfield Meetings & Events (part of UDG Healthcare plc), Alex will be responsible for the technical delivery of large global events.

"I’m really looking forward to channeling my experience into creating something really special for our clients," said Doughty, whose CV includes a short time in theatre immediately after university, before joining an AV company based in Sydney, Australia.

Dan Walker, Spark’s head of live events, added: "Spark Thinking went from strength to strength in 2018 as we not only gained new business, but importantly we’ve retained and built on existing client partnerships."

"Alex’s broad experience and passion for the industry will only reinforce our talented team and I’m looking forward to seeing his technical expertise and unique creative thinking in our ideas and work for clients."

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