There’s a Starman
The newly-formed Star Live has announced the appointment of Grahame Muir as chief operating officer. Muir brings with him more than 20 years of leadership experience and knowledge of the events, sport and experiential markets including global overlay projects at Olympics and Commonwealth Games.
Over a 30-year career at Arena Group he rose to become Group CEO (UK & Europe) and led the company’s global expansion, culminating in Arena’s listing on AIM in July of 2017. Muir’s role will encompass the integration of the newly formed Star Live and the provision of a solid foundation that can support their ambitious growth plans both in the UK and internationally.
Three digital project managers have joined the global digital team at creative communications company DRPG. Beth Regan and Leanne Freer join from agency Spark 44, where they served brands such as Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley. Grace Wood was a project manager at a video market research company called Voxpopme.
Event and exhibition recruitment company tfconnect has welcomed Kim Willis to the team. Willis’ role will be to assist in growing tfconnect’s database of clients and candidates to include more Indian, Middle Eastern and SE Asian exhibition professionals.
Josh Daniels has joined PlayPass UK as business development manager, with a focus on introducing the company’s NFC event technology to the sports sector.
A new hire named Desiree
Showplace, a supplier of exhibition stands, event trailers and outdoor event structures, has appointed Desiree Flint as business development executive. Flint previously worked as a senior manager at Supersport in South Africa where she was the executive producer for Supersoft at the Olympic & Commonwealth Games.