I2i Events Group has announced the appointment of Saul Leese as head of retail brand marketing, to work across the portfolio of retail exhibitions.
Following three years at Media 10, where he was group trade brand manager, Leese (pictured) will now work across Pure London, Spring and Autumn Fair, and Glee.
On his new role, he commented: “Our retail shows are market leaders and have long been highly successful events. I am excited about launching new, product-led initiatives and powerful content programmes to enable our customers to grow their businesses, which will be at the heart of our strategy.”
In the past 18 months, Leese has been shortlisted for 19 awards across the events sector, and was involved in wins this year including the Exhibition News Award for the Best Use of Social Media and the Best Trade Show Marketing Campaign.
Louise Young, divisional director retail at i2i Events said, “We are delighted to welcome Saul to the Retail division. His valuable experience across design, marketing and events will be a great asset to the team, taking our retail brands to the next level in their development.”
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