ATPI Appoints Helen Van Berkel As Global Head Of Events

Publié le 2018-03-01 10:31:32

The leading travel and events management business ATPI has appointed Helen van Berkel as global head of events. The new appointment is effective immediately and will see her expand her current role as managing director for the sports and corporate events business in the Netherlands and Canada. 

The appointment of Helen van Berkel underlines ATPI’s strategic focus on specialised lines of business. She will be responsible for developing a growth strategy across events for ATPI globally, and for supporting regions with the implementation of their events business. Van Berkel will also build on the opportunities of the new Direct ATPI Global Travel organisation.

Van Berkel will work alongside ATPI’s global commercial head of sports events Michiel Aulbers and chief commercial officer Gary Pearce.

ATPI’s corporate events and sports events divisions have seen strong growth in the last 12 months with a number of new business wins. Van Berkel brings over 10 years’ experience at the helm of ATPI Corporate Events and ATPI Sports Events and will lead the business into the next phase of its development with a focus on international expansion.

Andrew Waller, CEO, the ATPI Group, comments:

“The development of Helen’s remit follows a period of significant expansion in both our events divisions. To realise our ambition for continued growth at an international level it is important for us to have the right strategic focus for each of our specialist businesses, and that is what Helen’s leadership and specialist expertise will provide". 

Helen Van Berkel, global head of events, the ATPI Group, said: 

“This is an exciting time for ATPI, Direct ATPI Global Travel and the international event sector. It is a fast-moving, dynamic industry and I am looking forward to working with the team to grow our expertise, our offer and our client base worldwide.” 

ATPI Sports Events is one of the world’s fastest growing events businesses with specialist teams delivering travel, events, corporate hospitality, ticketing, branding and sponsorship activation for leading events and sports brands around the world.