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MCI UK adds slew of hires across experience and association arms

MCI UK has added a slew of new hires across its UK offices as the agency continues to grow in both its event experience and association management and consulting businesses.

The agency has added new team members to MCI Experience in London, which launched last year, while the association side of the business sees two new hires.

MD of MCI Experience and MCI UK, Kim Myhre said: “It is an exciting time for our business with significant growth across our talented teams and client portfolio. In building on our strategic, creative, technology and production expertise, we are able to offer our clients transformative experiences and events that connect more meaningfully with their audiences and achieve business results.” 

Charlotte Gough has been promoted to director of account management at MCI Experience, helping clients to identify new strategies, reach new audiences and deliver experiences. Gough has more than 10 years in the industry working with Oracle, P&G, Johnson & Johnson, the Department for Education, Nokia and VMWare.

Barratt Mistry is director of operations with an extensive track record in experiential and advertising agencies. Mistry has delivered brand experiences for Vodafone, Huawei, SAP, Accenture, Sky, BMW and produced global retail storytelling for Nokia and Microsoft flagship stores.

Cherie Josephs joins as new business director, with more than 18 years of global industry experience, while Paul Martin joins as creative director bringing strong expertise in delivering experiential campaigns at agencies including WRG and Innovision. Beth Davies joins as project co-ordinator having spent five years at the Goodwood Estate with experience delivering events for the Festival of Speed and the Revival.

Meanwhile, as MCI UK’s association business continues to grow, the agency has made two key hires to advance the association management and consulting expertise offering for clients.

Therese Dolan joins as director association management and consulting services with more than 14 years’ experience in the conference and events industry, moving into the association and PCO sector in 2007. Dolan has worked with a wide range of national and international associations before moving in-house to lead the conference and events team at Diabetes UK.

Isabelle Hanley Timmins joins as project manager for MCI UK working with experience delivering large international congresses and exhibitions for the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology [ISUOG].

Divisional director associations for MCI UK, Barbara Calderwoood, said: “I am delighted to welcome such amazing talent to our team. Therese is highly regarded across the UK institutional sector and will be focusing on the value proposition of member organisations providing member engagement solutions around their customers’ journey. Isabelle brings impressive credentials of delivering major international congresses around the world.”