First Event improves its creative offering with the latest recruitments

Pooja Sharma
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First Event, one of the UK’s leading corporate event management agencies, has announced the appointment of Marc Allott as Creative Director. Marc has over 25 years of experience in the creative industry, with his most recent role being Creative Strategy Director at ICF Next. Throughout his career, Marc has delivered external and internal communications campaigns and events for a broad portfolio of global blue chip clients across the financial, technology, automotive and energy sectors.

As Creative Director, Marc will use his extensive experience to enrich First Event’s creative event proposition. By strengthening existing strengths and capabilities within the team, Marc will support the consolidation of the company’s position as an adaptive, strategic and creatively innovative events partner.

Commenting on his appointment, Marc said: “From the start, I have been impressed by the company-wide passion for our customers and the industry.

“Events is an industry that does not stand still, and creativity is a skill that cannot stand still either. I look forward to capitalizing on this constant movement to create a truly bright future with First Event. We’ve already made a great start and I’m impressed that the whole team is keen to find new ways to progress and develop together.

“I look forward to helping First Event grow and deliver value in new ways to meet the evolving needs of our customers.”

First Event also recently welcomed Alex Stonall to the team as Account Director, with over 15 years of experience in events, including her most recent role at DRPG.

Regarding the new hires, Richard Murphy, group director on First Event said:

“At First Event we have always been at the forefront of innovation, both through the bespoke experiences we create for our customers and the results this delivers for their stakeholders. Marc and Alex are the perfect addition to our already strong team. These industry powerhouses are equipped with skills that will enable our clients to further benefit from our comprehensive service, moving them closer to their business goals.”

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