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Grass Roots Meetings & Events appoints new account director

November 2015 - One of the world’s leading providers of strategic meetings and events solutions, Grass Roots Meetings & Events, has appointed David Battley as account director.
 
Battley joins the Tring-based company from BI Worldwide where he was director of events for four years, delivering incentive travel programmes and conference solutions primarily for the automotive, financial services and IT telecoms industries.
 
Prior to BI Worldwide, Battley spent four years as director of meetings and events for Hogg Robinson, one of the largest travel management companies in the UK, and 11 years heading up Events by Appointment, the events division of The Appointment Group, Europe’s largest entertainment travel specialist.
 
Battley said: “I’m thoroughly looking forward to joining Grass Roots, a company with an outstanding reputation and one that I have long admired. I firmly believe that I can utilise my knowledge and skills within the global account management arena and contribute to the growth and success of a business which is clearly set for an exciting future.”
 
Client services director Kevin Robinson commented: “David is highly regarded in the industry and brings with him a wealth of senior-level experience, both operationally and at a relationship management level. His appointment supports our growth ambitions and further strengthens our account management team to deliver to the highest standards.”
 
Grass Roots Group is a leading international customer, employee and channel engagement specialist which brings people together to inspire and improve business performance.
 
This article was originally featured on The Business Magazine: http://www.businessmag.co.uk/tring-grass-roots-meetings-events-appoints-new-account-director/

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