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The week in appointments: 5-9 August 2019

by Stuart Wood

Yes she Gan

WorldHotels has announced the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of Gregory Habeeb as president, North America. Additionally, Melissa Gan has been promoted to managing director, APAC, rounding out a team that continues to be supported by Roland Jegge, president, APAC.


Maja Space

Venue booking platform Hire Space has announced the appointment of Maja Przybylowska as account manager. Working on corporate accounts, Maja’s role will have an international element, sourcing worldwide venues and suppliers for clients in the EMEA and APAC regions.


In the Bahg

Event technology supplier D2i Systems is growing its team in the Middle East, by appointing Mohamed Bahgat as sales manager in the region. Bahgat, who will be based in the Dubai branch, will focus on developing new business in the Middle East for D2i Systems, whose strong client list already includes Messe Frankfurt Middle East.


Tewkes of Hazzard

Patrick Jones, general manager at Tewkesbury Park, has announced the appointment of Henry Bannister as the hotel’s new operations manager. Spanning an impressive career to date, Henry comes to Tewkesbury Park from The Cottage in the Wood, Malvern.



Event furniture hire business Europa International has announced the addition of experienced events industry specialist Shen Aril Salih to its account handling team, amidst growing demand for its services from new and existing customers.


Bright spark

Bristol-based Brightelm has appointed Giulia Esposito to focus on sponsorship and exhibition sales. The growth in the team is a direct result of significant new business wins for the award winning PCO.


Pearce of cake

Laura Pearce has joined RSA House to head up a team of five, and is responsible for the entire hospitality sales budget and related marketing. Her main objectives will be to grow the conference business, Christmas party bookings and weddings.



The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) has announced that Oliver Smart, event technical manager at Jonas Event Technology, is joining the ESSA Future Focus Board.

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