Raythe trade association for the business events, accommodation and meeting industry has appointed four new board members.
Ben Hioco, Sales Director of Countrywide Hotels; Linden Beattie, General Manager of Down Hall Hotel | Spa | Estate; Krishna Pastakia, Director of Sales at Edgbaston Park Hotel & Conference Center and Joe Evans, Business Development Director of Aimbridge Hospitality EMEA have taken on these roles.
They join Sian Sayward, chairman and director, on the board; Julie Shorrock, Vice President and Membership Director – Agencies; Simon Richards, chief financial officer; Ryan Doyle, Membership Director – Suppliers; Carla Garman, Director of Talent & Development; Ian Brown, marketing director; Callum Mclean, commercial director; Beckie Towle, Events Director and Louisa Watson, ESG Director.
Sian Sayward said: “Ben, Linden, Krishna and Joe each bring a wealth of important skills and experience that will be extremely valuable to Ray. Thanks to their extensive industrial backgrounds, they can all make a significant contribution to the continued development and progress of the association. These are exciting additions to the board.”