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New Account Directors at Grass Roots Meetings & Events to support business growth

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Grass Roots Meetings & Events has promoted Philippa Murray and Nicola Cunningham to the role of Account Director in the wake of business growth.  Wins include a global Strategic Meetings Management programme for a major retailer and the provision of venue sourcing for training facilities for a leading financial services firm.  

Philippa Murray, who has risen through the ranks at Grass Roots M&E - from a venue consultant to Account Director - during the last eight years, leads a variety of clients across the energy, banking and professional services sectors.  "Grass Roots provides a unique working environment with fresh challenges every day.  The opportunity to have a more strategic approach, working with a diverse range of people to deliver creative solutions for clients is something I truly enjoy," she comments.  "In particular I am looking forward to working closely with clients as we move towards a more integrated global approach to events, delivering complete services across not just the Meetings and Event division but the whole of the Grass Roots Group, who already offer dynamic performance improvement and employee engagement."

Having moved from a role focused on negotiation with key hotel partners for large scale financial events to an Account Management role based in Putney three years ago, Nicola Cunningham's focused portfolio of financial clients will benefit in particular from the changes.  "We are a fast growing team," says Nicola. "And it is the people here that make it such a great place to work.  It is a really friendly environment where a true team spirit is evident every day. I am lucky to work with some great clients and the additional responsibility as an Account Director will allow me to deliver more effectively for them than ever before.” 

Grass Roots Meetings & Events is one of four divisions at Grass Roots Group PLC.   Learn more by visiting www.grassrootsgroup.com/web/guest/meetings-events.

 

Philippa Murray

Nicola Cunningham

Grass Roots Notes to editors

The Grass Roots Group is the world’s leading provider of employee and customer engagement solutions.

Founded in the UK in 1980, we have offices in 10 countries throughout the world, and provide services in over 100 countries. Grass Roots is an affiliate of WPP.

Grass Roots Group companies have over 14,000 clients, including 41 of the FTSE 100, 104 of the FT Global 500.

Grass Roots in the UK has been listed in the 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2014 Sunday Times list of Best 100 companies to work for.

Four specialist divisions operate globally:

  •          Employee Solutions
  •          Customer Engagement
  •          Promotions & Incentives
  •          Meetings & Events

For further information please contact:

Adam Baggs
adam@soaringww.com
01285 648248

James Brown
james@soaringww.com
01285 648248

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