Event services company Global Experience Specialists (GES) has appointed Andrew Hickinbotham as UK sales director for its exhibition stand design and build department.
Hickinbotham joins GES having previously worked as sales director of Sovereign Exhibitions where he was responsible for brands such as L’Oreal and Peugeot.
Mark Eddy, GES' EMEA sales director, said the department has seen considerable growth over the past five years.
He added: "Andrew's appointment will provide additional leadership to continue to drive it forward and to begin the next stage in the development of the EMEA commercial team in this important sector."
As part of the design and build team development, Rick Hill has also been promoted from account manager to account director in a strategy aimed at strengthening the company's internal processes.