The Concerto Group has appointed David Gilbertson as non-executive chairman, effective 1 August 2015.
Gilbertson joins the agency, which comprises 16 separate brands, having accumulated significant experience in leading and chairing mid-sized private businesses as well as larger groups. He has led media organisations such as Informa, Emap and Lloyd’s of London Press.
Concerto Group chief executive Teresa-Anne Dunleavy said: “We are delighted to be bringing David’s expertise into the business. He brings deep experience of chairing boards and guiding companies with a strong emphasis on value creation and is well placed to support our ambitious plans for the business”.
Gilbertson commented: “Concerto has an unmatched position in the field of special events organisation as an experiential creator, upscale venue provider and market-leading caterer. The range of its offerings enables it to continue to push boundaries and to distinguish itself through quality and scope. The senior team is driving an exciting growth agenda and I’m really pleased to be joining to support them on this journey”.