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Zak Roby Joins Blitz as Commercial Director
AV and event production company Blitz, a GES company, has announced that Zak Roby has joined as commercial director.
Roby, who has more than 16 years’ worth of industry experience, will focus on driving and strengthening the commercial strategy for Blitz, a GES company. He joins Blitz from TMB Events where he held the position as a director.
Roby will report in Mike Phillipson, managing director for Blitz.
Roby said: “I am delighted to be joining Blitz at such an exciting time. The team are fantastic and at the top of their game when it comes to their creative event production and technical knowledge, so I look forward to helping to grow the business.”
Mike Phillipson, managing director of Blitz added: “It is great to welcome Zak to the Blitz team. He has a wealth of industry experience, which will no doubt only help drive business for Blitz. It’s our 30th year in business and Zak’s appointment has added to the successful year we are already having.”
Roby will also be joined by Phil McMichael as new business development director. McMichael joins Blitz from 9 Yards Creative, a creative digital agency, a division of Future AV where he led the commercial operation and was responsible for driving new business. He will report into Zak Roby.
About Blitz, a GES company
Blitz, a GES company, is a full service technical production company providing creative excellence and technical expertise for some of the world’s greatest live events; from awards ceremonies, product launches and conferences, to immersive brand experiences, theatre productions and exhibitions. Blitz is the sole onsite technical production partner in venues across the UK including ExCeL, The NEC, Olympia London, Manchester Central and The Brewery. In addition, Blitz is the preferred supplier at a number of prestigious London venues such as, The Science Museum, The Saatchi Gallery and The Design Museum. Blitz is part of GES, a leading global full-service event partner. www.blitzges.com
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