14th December 2009

Thorns boost sales team with new appointment

Thorns Group has strengthened its team with the appointment of Sarah Forbes as Sales Executive...

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

the business.”


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.