April 2019 – 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 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 of director and worked with major brands in the Fin Tech, Retail, Automotive and IT sectors.
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. I look forward to helping 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 help drive business for Blitz as we pursue our growth plans. It’s our 30th year in business and Zak’s appointment has added to an already successful year”.
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.