Banks Sadler appoints Head of Development
Banks Sadler has recruited Ali Nazarboland as Head of Development, to manage a growing team of in-house developers.
Nazarboland who has 17+ years within the software industry joins with a wealth of experience spanning the manufacturing, academia, insurance, pharmaceutical, event management and software industries. He brings a broad range of knowledge from roles including a software developer, a lecturer, a technical lead and designer, and project manager.
Nazarboland’s role will be to manage the ever-growing team of developers and testers required to deliver technology solutions for Banks Sadler’s clients, including Santander, Hyundai and Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe. A key part of his role will be to drive the development of event technologies and the proprietary Engage solution, as well as improvement in operational processes, and agile methodologies, guiding everyone towards software automation wherever possible.
Nazarboland said of the appointment “It gives me great pleasure to join a company that has been growing in numbers and improving in service and revenue over the last few years. Banks Sadler is a company renowned for their excellent company culture and specifically, the Investors in People Gold accreditation demonstrates this commitment to their staff. Their range of software tools and event applications are well recognised within the industry and are built on very solid foundations. It is a great pleasure to join the team of technology enthusiasts in this ever-expanding global organisation”.
Leigh Jagger, the CEO, commented: “We are absolutely delighted to welcome someone of Ali’s calibre to our team to help support our continued growth of our technology offering.
He joins us with a wealth of experience from different industries and I’m sure he will be a huge asset to the company. We have some exciting plans on the horizon and I’m sure he will bring valuable skills to the systems team”.
The agency has made several new appointments this year including Caron Livens as Global Sales Director and has significantly boosted its production and event technology teams.