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James Maclay joins AOK Events to head up live events team

New MD comes from corporate, freelance and agency background, with past roles at IMG Consulting and Imagination

Pictured: James Maclay, the new managing director for AOK Creative

Former IMG Consulting head of experiential James Maclay has joined AOK Events as its new managing director of the live events team.

Maclay heads up AOK Creative and brings years of experience with him, most recently as a freelance event director in the UK and abroad. Previous to that he worked in-house for IMG Consulting and was account director at Imagination.

He is tasked to lead the strategic growth of AOK Creative, and help deliver a new level of creative solutions and services to clients.

Maclay said: "I am delighted to be joining such a great agency with a fantastic track record. I've joined a vibrant environment at a really exciting time to create memorable branded moments for clients. I'm really looking forward to being a key part of AOK Creative's growth and I'm thrilled to be working with such talented teams and great clients producing engaging experiences for their audiences."

Alex Hewitt, chief executive and founder of AOK Events, said: "We're incredible lucky to have found someone with the vast experience and the fantastic career that James has carved out for himself. He will help us in our quest to become the leading provider of event management services in the UK."

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