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Charlotte Gentry confirmed as new EVCOM chair

EVCOM is has announced that Charlotte Gentry, CEO of Pure Events and CN columnist, will be the new chair of EVCOM, leading the newly elected board at a time of exciting change for EVCOM and across our industry.

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Leigh Jagger, Interim CEO, said: “I can’t think of a better to person to lead the new EVCOM board, and ensure that this vital organisation represents and fights for the needs of its members, agencies and individuals alike.”

Gentry added: “I am really looking forward to working closely with Leigh and the EVCOM team on our upcoming events, as well as shaping EVCOM’s direction for the future. This is a really dynamic time to be working in our industry, as technology impacts the way we work, and new agency structures evolve. Chairing the EVCOM board is a chance to really make a difference to the people working in our industry. I can’t wait to get started.”

Gentry will deliver her first speech as EVCOM’s chair at EVCOMference 2019 - The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Navigating the New Normal, and will also facilitate a thought-provoking corporate panel session giving top tips for working better with brand-focused clients.