Family-owned event services supplier Joe Manby Limited – which this year celebrates 40 years in business – has appointed a new event co-ordinator.
Ben Atkinson has joined the Harrogate-based firm from Wetherby Racecourse where he was a sales and marketing assistant, managing non-racing events.
The 27-year-old will work with the senior management team to provide support to organisers and exhibitors on events.
Ben, who graduated with a degree in Sports Science from Liverpool John Moore’s University, said: I am delighted to be joining Joe Manby Limited, a true thoroughbred company in the world of events.
I love the buzz of turning an idea into reality and look forward to building on the company’s outstanding track record of success.”
Richard Manby, company director, said: “After a very busy start to the year, we are delighted to have Ben joining us. His expertise and enthusiasm will be a great asset and he is a highly beneficial addition to the company.
Ben lives in Wetherby and is currently taking his first step onto the property ladder with partner of eight years, Roxanne.
In his spare time, he is a keen member of local running club Wetherby Runners, a horse racing enthusiast, and enjoys walking his beloved Staffordshire Bull Terrier dog, Doris.