Experienced account director, Gavin Frost has joined Blitz as branch manager of its Olympia London office.
With over 15 years’ experience in the events industry, Frost joins Blitz from event production company R&B Group, where he managed the company’s London operation. Prior to this, Frost worked within the theatre and entertainment industries as a production and stage manager.
Frost will be responsible for the day to day running of the Blitz Olympia branch, whilst working closely with the venue sales & events teams to identify and capitalise on new business opportunities.
Blitz has been the in-house preferred technical production supplier at Olympia London since 2008.
With the addition of Frost, Billy O’Connell who previously served as branch manager of the Olympia office, is taking on a new role. O’Connell will serve as group account director of Blitz’s new Farnborough International branch, where he will be responsible for the delivery of a full suite of AV services to Farnborough International’s exhibitions and conferences.
Mike Phillipson, Blitz MD, commented, “As Blitz grows, we need to bring in the very best talent and Gavin very much fits that bill. His wide-ranging experience and personable approach will ensure we continue to deliver a world -class service to the Olympia team.”
Frost added, “I am delighted to be joining the team. Blitz have a diverse portfolio of live events, along with unrivalled technical expertise. I look forward to working with my new colleagues to continue to deliver innovative technical production solutions here at Olympia.”