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Exhibition Hire-Expo Hire Announce Appointments


Exhibition Hire / Expo Hire today announced a series of new appointments that will further strengthen its sales and custom design teams in Sydney and Melbourne.


Exhibition HIre and Expo Hire have today announced a series of new appointments.

Barry Carter has been appointed account manager – custom stands in Sydney and will be responsible for overseeing the completion of custom stand projects and building on the company’s existing portfolio of custom stand clients.

Formerly an electrical manager at Exhibition Hire, Carter returns to the company after an 18 month stint in London and brings with him more than 10 years experience in project and design management and five years experience working in the exhibition and event industries.

Ashley Howarth will be responsible for the design and detailing of Exhibition Hire / Expo Hire’s custom stands and exhibition stand packages following his appointment as exhibition designer in Sydney. Howarth already has strong skills and experience in design and detailing for the exhibition industry, having previously served as a designer for Infocus Design.

Joining Carter and Howarth in Sydney is Mark Howden, who has been appointed graphic designer following a period working as graphic designer for automotive accessories manufacturer Sperling Enterprises. In his new position, Howden will handle the design and coordination of signage for Exhibition Hire /Expo Hire’s diverse portfolio of exhibitions and events.

Darrell Swanson has been appointed account manager – custom design in Melbourne and will be tasked with further developing sales growth of Exhibition Hire /Expo Hire’s award-winning custom stands and design projects. Swanson brings a wealth of sales experience and exhibition industry knowledge to the company, having previously served as sales manager at DMG World Media, working on exhibitions such as the HIA Home Shows and designEX.

Also new to Exhibition Hire /Expo Hire’s Melbourne office is Ryan Pan, who has been appointed designer – custom and will work on the design of custom projects and exhibition stands. Pan has five years experience as a designer in the exhibition and event industry, having formerly worked for the D3 Group and Cityneon Singapore.

Jim Delahunty, CEO, Exhibition Hire / Expo Hire said the series of new appointments would help the company maintain its status as one of Australia’s leading suppliers to the exhibition and event industries.

“Each person brings a range of valuable skills and experience to Exhibition Hire / Expo Hire and together they will ensure our clients get the best value for their marketing dollar and stand out from the crowd on the exhibition floor,” he said.