EVCOM appoints Charlotte Gentry as new chair

CEO of Pure Events Charlotte Gentry becomes the new chair of EVCOM to lead a newly elected board.

One of this year's winners of C&IT Best Places to Work, Charlotte Gentry from Pure Events will give her first speech as EVCOM’s chair at EVCOMference 2019.

Interim CEO Leigh Jagger says: "I can’t think of a better to person to lead the new EVCOM board, and ensure that this vital organisation represents and fights for the needs of its members, agencies and individuals alike."

Gentry and will also lead a corporate panel session giving top tips for working better with brand-focused clients.

She said: "I am really looking forward to working closely with Leigh and the EVCOM team on our upcoming events, as well as shaping EVCOM’s direction for the future. This is a really dynamic time to be working in our industry, as technology impacts the way we work, and new agency structures evolve.

"Chairing the EVCOM board is a chance to really make a difference to the people working in our industry. I can’t wait to get started."

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