evvnt has appointed Kimberley O’Hara as chief commercial officer to lead its global sales expansion
Kimberley O’Hara, previously chief commercial officer at Time Out, will head up evvnt’s commercial and business development operations from the company’s London HQ. In the company’s first 3 years it has seen considerable growth and now reaches 70 countries worldwide. O’Hara’s national and international sales experience has been identified to further grow the business into these and new markets. (LinkedIn profile)
O’Hara has over 20 years leadership experience, previously the Head of Sales Local at Thomson Local, Sales Director at Touch Local, Global Sales Director for Qype and the Chief Commercial Officer at TimeOut, O’Hara brings a wealth of knowledge from the events and local listings industries to evvnt.evvnt hires Kimberley O’Hara as Chief Commercial Officer
“evvnt provides a unique and proven solution to efficient event marketing both in the local and international arena, and I am excited to be leading the commercial expansion at this key point in the company’s development.”
evvnt’s local product has seen organic adoption in over 70 international markets with minimal marketing and direct sales activities. Core markets such as the UK, USA and Europe have large potential where O’Hara is expected to drive rapid growth. O’Hara’s knowledge and experience, coupled with evvnt’s access to a global network of event organisers, should prove to be an excellent strategic growth opportunity for the company.
Richard Green, CEO and Founder of evvnt, is excited to welcome O’Hara to the team;
“I’ve worked with Kimberley for over 8 years and her ability to take a proven MVP to market is second to none. Her strength undoubtedly is scaling sales teams quickly, and I am looking forward to working with her again during this period of considerable growth at evvnt.”