(Left to right: Lucy Kirby and Karen Oosthuizen)
We are pleased to announce and welcome Karen Oosthuizen as Head of Sales. Karen will drive our growth strategy, develop new business opportunities and will be responsible for the leadership of the Crystal sales team as we expand, grow and deliver event technology and service support to our clients across the globe.
Karen is an accomplished manager, whose earlier roles included senior positions at Purdicom and Harte Hanks, and she joins Crystal from market intelligence company, the Aberdeen Group, where she held the position of Enterprise Business Development Director of Channel Development and Programs. Her experience spans business to business within all sectors.
On joining the team Karen said, “I am really excited about joining Crystal Interactive and being a contributor to their growth and establishing some lasting relationships. Since starting, I’ve immersed myself into the world of interactive live events and have witnessed first-hand how the technology and support we provide has impacted hugely on the levels of audience engagement. I’m looking forward to what’s ahead and introducing Crystal to peers old and new in the coming months.”
Managing Director, Chris Elmitt added, “We are delighted Karen has joined the team at this exciting time, as we look to further develop our existing client relationships and create new opportunities for growth. Karen’s impressive background and skillset will be of huge value, and it means she is uniquely placed to drive our sales operation, ensuring continued service excellence, business retention and ongoing development.”
The Crystal Interactive team continues to grow
We also welcome Lucy Kirby as Account Manager, who joins our Surrey based sales team. Lucy has a proven background working within digital marketing and business development and is looking to further her career at Crystal.