Grass Roots appoints former BI Worldwide director

Customer engagement agency Grass Roots’ Meetings & Events division has appointed David Battley, former BI Worldwide director of events, as account director.
 
Battley was at BI Worldwide for four years, delivering incentive travel programmes and conference solutions primarily for the automotive, financial services and IT telecoms industries.
 
Prior to BI Worldwide, he spent four years as director of meetings and events at Hogg Robinson, and 11 years heading up Events by Appointment.
 
Battley says: “I’m thoroughly looking forward to joining Grass Roots, a company with an outstanding reputation and one that I have long since 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 adds: “David is highly regarded in the industry and brings a wealth of senior level experience, both operationally and at a relationship management level. David’s appointment supports our growth ambitions and further strengthens our account management team to deliver to the highest standards.”

Grass Roots also recently appointed Simon Mitchell as global account director.
 
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