In the bank
Bankside-based experience marketing agency George P. Johnson has announced two new additions to the senior team – Trudy Hardingham and Elle Shoben.
GPJ’s new creative services director, Hardingham joins the agency after over a decade at FCB Inferno, where she held a number of senior leadership positions.
Elle Shoben, GPJ’s new head of talent and culture, joins from not-for-profit Social Finance, where she was HR director.
Simply the best
Beverley Williamson, general manager of business development and bids at Melbourne Convention Bureau, has been appointed to the role of chairperson for the BestCities Global Alliance Strategic Business Development group.
She will take over from Karina Lance of Dubai Tourism, who had been the chair since May 2017.
2 for 2LK
Experiential design consultancy 2LK has announced two new hires.
Senior account manager Tom Cowan joins from MCI Group, where he was director of client services.
Over in California’s San Francisco Bay Area, client services manager Holly Abey joins later this summer. She will be working with existing Silicon Valley clients as well as supporting the US-based team to develop new client relationships.
Green light for Blue at Emerald
Emerald Expositions has hired three new members for its senior management team.
Lori Silva, who was previously managing director for Informa’s Advanced Manufacturing Group, is now executive vice president of retail.
Jessica Blue (pictured), who was most recently senior vice president of Informa’s Global Licensing Group, is now executive vice president of Emerald Connect.
Amy Sklar, who previously was group sales vice president for Informa’s Advanced Manufacturing Communities, is now executive vice president of customer solutions.