Exhibition and event agency, Human Built has announced that former MD of Amsterdam-based event management company GES Europe David O’Connor will become the company’s new business director as it looks to launch its EMEA presence.
Human Built is a business within the Paragon Group, its sister companies include: integrated design and print company, Service Graphics; display graphics producer, Octink; and retail business, Image Factory.
Martin Hutchings, managing director, Human Built, said: “David joining our team marks a new dawn at a time when the events sector is springing back to life – by creating Human Built we wanted to be ready for this moment and seize the opportunity and indeed clients are already showing faith by buying into the approach we offer.”
O’Connor has over 35 years of experience in the sector and said: “Having been created by experts from some of the biggest names in the industry, Human Built is a forward thinking and disruptive new player to the market. This offering brings together all the parts event professionals know and love, without the legacy problems – placing great value on transparency, team and a no-nonsense approach to creativity.
“These are exciting times and I can’t wait to see the formal launch of Human Built at International Confex!”