New head of corporate events for Chillisauce

Michael McConaghy joins from the Press Association and further strengthens the agency's corporate events team.

Michael McConaghy is the new head of corporate events at Chillisauce, further strengthening a team which has recently added account managers and project managers.

McConaghy has previously worked as head of digital and sport for the Press Association. In that role he was responsible for the overall account development strategy and planning sales relationships with digital and sport clients, including Amazon, Google, JCDecaux, Microsoft and ESPN.

"I am really excited to join the business at such a pivotal moment and work with the very best in the events industry," he said.

"At Chillisauce there is a tremendous opportunity for us to work with new partners in delivering fun, engaging and memorable events for all. An aim of mine will be focusing on developing key partnerships with venues and suppliers throughout the year."

Kenny Stevens, sales director at Chillisauce said: "Michael comes with a wealth of strategic experience in media and brands with a focus on account development.

"I believe that along with the incredible team we already have here at Chillisauce, they can grow and improve on our already best in class offering."

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