Cheryl directs North American operations from our New York office. She joined the Banks Sadler team in November 2013, bringing with her a full range of hands-on experience and comprehensive industry knowledge to lead Banks Sadler’s U.S. business and presence.
She began her career in the industry as a meeting planner at Day & Zimmermann; a Forbes rated private company. In 2004, Cheryl joined a NY-based leading event and engagement agency as a Senior Account Manager where she managed hundreds of meetings and events for clients such as Panasonic, Schering-Plough, AstraZeneca, and Novartis Oncology.
As Director of North America, Cheryl is excited to grow the Banks Sadler brand in the North American market. She is driven by the belief that creative, dynamic, well-executed meetings drive performance, generate new ideas and important conversations, and help companies develop long-term partnerships and relationships for their present and future success.
Here since 2002
Christine has nearly 20 years experience in international events, building her knowledge through operational roles before moving into a management capacity. During her early career as a Project Leader she worked for several agencies across France and organised a variety of international events, ranging from 10 to 1000 attendees - across all industry sectors.
She took her first steps into management for a major travel management company in 2004, developing a strong network of business relationships with hotels chains, DMC's and airlines companies. She left to pursue academia and, building on her Tourism degree, went on to obtain a master in international procurement. This completed her 360 degree view of the industry which has equipped her to deliver global solutions meeting a range of client needs.
As Director France, Christine oversees operations as well as international business development from the Paris office. She believes in delivering excellent client service and although an avid fan of new technology and innovation, remains focused that great people are the key to a great event.
For 18 years, Johann Henrik has worked in the events sector.
Since 2012 he has had responsibility for the Germany business of Banks Sadler. His enthusiasm for events developed in graduate media working as a conference manager for CIOs and IT managers. He oganized sector meetings and leading annual congresses. In this context, he also initiated the IT Strategy Award, an award for outstanding IT strategies. He established the Advisory Board for the IT and telecommunications sector and was contact for an entire industry. He was also responsible involved in the process management in a large merger project of the conferencing industry. As head of recruiting events he was then responsible for an entirely different facet of events. Here he successfully brought together businesses and potential employees in the context of multi-day workshops.
Before Johann Henrik came to Banks Sadler, he spent two and a half years as Managing Director of a full service event agency for conventions and seminars, focusing on medical and pharmaceutical sectors. With his experience from the conference and the IT field, he was able to quickly establish effective processes and new event concepts.
In his current position at Banks Sadler, Johann -Henrik is working with the German market to help customers produce successful, creative and efficient events.
Here since 2014