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Gareth Roberts is new M&IT editor

New editor replaces Allan Norbury, who is leaving after three years with the magazine

Pictured: Gareth Roberts

Gareth Roberts has joined Meetings & Incentive Travel magazine as Editor, replacing Allan Norbury who is moving on to an editorial production role.

Gareth brings more than 20 years media experience to the role, having trained as a journalist with the BBC and worked on daily newspapers in the UK before working extensively in the Middle East on business and consumer newspapers, magazines and web sites in the UAE, Lebanon and Bahrain including as managing editor of Jumeira Beach Magazine. Gareth was also latterly media manager for the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation & Abu Dhabi Festival, Abu Dhabi, where the role building partnerships between Abu Dhabi and cultural institutions including Carnegie Hall, the Edinburgh Festival, Manchester International Festival, Royal Opera House Covent Garden and Sadler’s Wells.

Managing editor Martin Lewis said: “Allan has done an exceptional job in his time with us and we thank him and wish him well for the future. Gareth takes over an excellent team at a time when circulation has just grown by nine per cent and we are in the process of a major redesign of the magazine. It is an exciting time for all of us!”

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