14th December 2009
Thorns Group has strengthened its team with the appointment of
Sarah Forbes as Sales Executive.
Sarah will join the sales team which handles the events side of
the business. Her
appointment marks a return to familiar territory for
Sarah as she spent a year with Thorns as a Sales Executive before leaving to
raise a young family.
With over 11 years experience working in numerous positions from
Operations Administrator to Sales Office Manager for Johnson Hospitality Services, Sarah has extensive knowledge of the catering and
furniture hire sector.
Sarah said: “It’s great to be back
within the Thorns team. The group’s position in the market has gone from
strength to strength, and I’m delighted to be here at such an exciting time for
Whitecross, Thorns Group Sales Director, said: “We are delighted to have Sarah
back at Thorns. She has a wealth of experience and extensive knowledge of the
industry. Sarah is a valuable asset to the company and her appointment
underpins the recent growth of the business.”
About Thorns Group:
Thorns Group is the UK’s
premier independent supplier of equipment, services and expertise to the
events, exhibitions and conference sectors. With operations in London,
Birmingham and Manchester, the group acts as a single-source supplier through
its Thorns Furniture and Catering Hire, Camden Exhibition Services and Classic
Technical Services specialist divisions.
It can meet every
furniture and catering equipment requirement, whether clients are seeking
tables, chairs, office furniture and bespoke furnishings or the finest china,
cutlery, silverware, glassware and linen. Thorns Group also offers plasma
screens, electrical fittings and power supplies.
The team at Thorns
recently established a stand-alone venture, Thorns Support Services Ltd, to
provide short-term staff and longer-term contract personnel to customers
including catering companies, hoteliers, restaurateurs, exhibition organisers
and sporting arenas.