CHICAGO, Dec. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Derek Estey has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Operations for EnsembleIQ, Company President and CEO Jennifer Litterick announced today.
This new position, which includes new responsibilities for overseeing event operations, follows years of Estey’s high value-added impact on EnsembleIQ’s operations – effectively creating a new structure, workflows, processes and clear communications resulting in seamless collaboration between the many leading retailers, healthcare and technology brands to most effectively serve audience members and customers.
“Derek’s proven track record of making improvements to ensure consistent satisfaction of customer needs across the EnsembleIQ brands and product offerings in Canada and the United States will further enhance the company’s event operations,” said Litterick said. “After years of significant changes in the way retail, healthcare and tech leaders and providers across North America share information and make connections, it’s critical for EnsembleIQ to continuously evolve the way we meet these needs. “
Estey, who is based outside of Toronto, joined the EnsembleIQ team in 2015 as part of the company’s acquisition of Fulcrum Media, where he had been employed since 2006. He initially managed print production and design for the Canadian brands of EnsembleIQ. In 2018, Estey’s responsibilities were expanded to include oversight of these areas for the entire EnsembleIQ business, including the US-based brands.
Since 2019, Estey’s role has expanded to further include overseeing the digital business operations of EnsembleIQ and, more recently, BrandLab, the company’s award-winning full-service creative agency, while also playing a role. essential in the efficiency of processes and operations in all departments.
Outside of EnsembleIQ, Estey has spent 10 years of her career teaching design, media technology and project management courses at Ryerson University in Toronto.
In her new role, Estey will oversee event operations in addition to digital operations, graphic design, BrandLab and print production. Specifically in event operations, Estey will be supported by Megan Judkins, vice president of events, who will manage all of EnsembleIQ’s show directors and event producers.
Estey’s leadership is particularly important to EnsembleIQ’s white-label event business, delivering personalized experiences to clients looking to provide thought leadership while connecting with target audiences in engaging environments with transparent execution. Mariam Khan, EnsembleIQ’s White Label Event Sales Manager, works with clients to understand their needs and deliver experiences that engage audiences with the right content in the right environment to achieve desired results.
EnsembleIQ is a leading global business media company, with influential brands and strategic divisions playing a critical role in shaping the future of retail, hospitality and healthcare. With over 20 historic brands spanning print, digital, social, virtual and live events – aligned with revolutionary marketing capabilities, consumer research and unmatched business intelligence – EnsembleIQ is the total voice of the markets we serve. to advance. EnsembleIQ’s goal is to connect our audiences to the innovative ideas, inspiring people and proven practices they need to strengthen their businesses and grow as leaders.
For more information and inquiries about EnsembleIQ’s white label event offerings, contact Mariam Khan, sales manager, [email protected], 514-217-6816.
For more information and general inquiries about EnsembleIQ, contact Joe Territo, Executive Vice President, Content, [email protected], or visit ensembleiq.com.