Maximillion appoint a new MD

December 4, 2018 : News

Maximillion are pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Esslemont as the new Managing Director with effect from 1 December 2018. Sarah joined Maximillion as a member of the event team in 1998 and was shortly thereafter engaged in a full-time position in 1999.  Sarah’s twenty years with Maximillion have seen her in a succession of operational roles, most recently joining the board as Operations Director in 2016.

In relinquishing his MD position to Sarah, Founder John Strachan will continue as Director assisting Sarah with strategy and where ever else required.  John commented “Sarah has been instrumental in the evolution of Maximillion over the years, delivering our most ambitious events and overseeing our continual pursuit of excellence.  Sarah’s promotion to Managing Director is both a recognition of her past achievements and our confidence in her future successes.”

Sarah commented “I am delighted to take on this new challenge and I am passionate about building upon our success, leading our fantastic team to continue to deliver high quality and ambitious events all whilst delighting our customers.”

Additional internal promotions include; Sandy Smith to Director of Sales, Ross Gardiner to Operations Manager and Victoria Carbonell to Account Manager.

Supporting detail:

Ross Gardiner – Operations Manager

Ross joined the business in 2017 and has excelled in his role managing projects and supporting all operational aspects of the business. Ross steps up to the role of Operations Manager.

Sandy Smith – Director of Sales

Sandy joined the business in 2005 as a L&D Consultant and has been a key player in Maximillion’s sales and business development. Sandy is stepping up from Account director to Director of Sales, tasked with leading the sales team and keeping us on target for a successful future.

Victoria Carbonell – Account Manager

Victoria has been with Maximillion for almost 2 years, and her hard work and achievements in the role of Account Executive sees her step up to the role of Account Manager. Victoria will be responsible for a number of key client accounts and venue relationships.

Michael McCloy, Jonathan Mann and Ramu Kumarappen remain in their full-time roles of GPS Manager, Event Co-ordinator and Finance Manager respectively, completing the line-up in support of our new MD.

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