June 15, 2024

Reed & Mackay makes key events appointments

Reed & Mackay has made two key appointments in its expanding events team.

Emma Chamberlain is the new Commercial Director of Events while James Kent has been named Head of Growth.

Chamberlain brings 19 years of meetings and events industry experience to the team. She joins Reed and Mackay following 14 months as Director – Partnerships and Strategic Sourcing at the global brand experience agency First.

Kent joins from Bloom Procurement Services, where he held the position of Head of Client Solutions. He previously worked in senior sales and account management roles across multiple travel management companies and event agencies.

Reed & Mackay Events has recently enjoyed sustained global growth and appointed Jose Antonio Ruiz as Deputy Director of Events, Spain; Karin Liberg as Senior Director Events and Business Development, Nordics; and Barbara Labrit as Head of Events in France.

The company recently expanded its dedicated team with a Legal Desk for Meetings and Events, invested in its global technology platorm and partnered with leading M&E software company, Qondor.

Last week, Reed & Mackay announced its latest European expansion with the acquisition of Italian travel and event company, Regent International.

Julie Oliver, CEO UK, Europe, and Global Events at Reed & Mackay, said: “We’re so excited to have these two key new starters join us at this pivotal me. The expansion of our world-leading global team highlights our commitment to service excellence for our clients and demonstrates our continued investment in our events operation across all Reed & Mackay markets.”