Universal CIT expands team

Universal CIT has recruited Mark Searle to the position of business development manager. Searle held the same post at agency Banks Sadler for three and a half years. “The chance to join a company as progressive as Universal was too good an opportunity to miss,” he said. “I had always admired Universal, so it was a really easy decision when I was approached to become their new business development manager.” In his 20 years of event industry work, he has tackled a number of international projects spanning a range of markets including automotive, recruitment, fmcg and pharmaceutical. Universal CIT managing director Mike Ford said: “We had come across Mark a number of times in competitive pitch situations and recognised early on that he was exactly the type of person that we value at Universal. Not only does Mark have the proven track record in developing high quality business, but he also has the right attitude and personality to flourish here.”

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