Trio of senior hires kick starts 2019 for BCD Meetings & Events

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Trio of senior hires kick starts 2019 for BCD Meetings & Events

Katie Knight, Mark Scales and Arran Cruickshanks are among 20 new starters in January for BCD Meetings & Events across the EMEA region.

The agency’s new hires are part of the company’s expansion plans. BCD has recently integrated Grass Roots M&E in to one single business entity, and has also set its ambitions to double its size in the next two years.

David Taylor, VP of Sales & Marketing, said: “We’ve made no secret of our ambitions to increase our presence in the industry across EMEA and of course having the right talent in place is absolutely key to this.

“As a business, we’re thrilled to welcome Katie, Mark, Arran and all our other new starters to the BCD M&E family. It’s an exciting time to be joining us and we can’t wait for them to bring their experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to the business

Katie Knight will serve as Senior Director, Life Sciences Centre of Excellence. She has over 20 years’ experience across the M&E industry, predominantly in Life Sciences, where she has delivered strategic and operational excellence across all elements of the market.

Mark Scales takes over as Creative Director, Creative Solutions EMEA. He most recently spent four years at Banks Sadler as their Head of Event Solutions.

Arran Cruickshanks will serve as Account Director. He joined the M&E world following a career as a professional sportsman, and has held a number of roles within the industry, with responsibilities from account management to operations and client growth.

Stuart Wood is a news reporter across the Mash Media editorial portfolio. He writes for CMW alongside sister publications Conference News, Exhibition News, Access All Areas and Exhibition World.