Thorns Group have announced the appointment of Leo Speck as exhibitions account director.

Speck brings with him over 18 years of experience within the live events industry, working in various roles for Aztec AV and acting as a key liaison amongst organisers which include Reed, Brintex, Media 10 and Haymarket.

In his new role, Leo will be working closely with group sales director Jon Noonan, to grow and strengthen the exhibitions division.

Noonan commented: “With Leo’s experience in the industry we have no doubt that he will help steer Thorns commercially, reinforce existing relationships and develop new business within the exhibitions market. Welcome on board, Leo!”

Commenting on his recent appointment, Speck commented: “I’m excited to join Thorns at a very exciting time and really looking forward to the new challenges coming my way. I can’t wait to work with the team and start growing the exhibitions division of the company.”

Thorns Group are leading suppliers of furniture and catering equipment to the live events industry. With an extremely busy Autumn delivering to events and exhibitions nationwide and across Europe, the team have no plans to slow down anytime soon.

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