SACO announces new appointment of head of sales and account management, London

The serviced apartment company, SACO has announced the appointment of Matthew Roberts as its new Head of Sales and Account Management for London.

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Roberts, who joins SACO this week, will play a key role in the further development of its corporate sales strategy as the business prepares for 2016.A sales and account management professional, Roberts has over 15 years of experience delivering travel service and technology value to FTSE 100 companies.His recent roles include director of multinational sales EMEA and then director of sales UK & Ireland for American Express Global Business Travel and, prior to that, global business development leader for Hogg Robinson Group.Roberts will manage the London sales and account management team and add sales leadership in London, as well as focusing on the growth of SACO's corporate client base.Commenting on his appointment, Ben Harper, sales director at SACO, said, "Matt is a welcome addition to our London team and the company as a whole.
Matthew Roberts SACO
Matthew Roberts
"He has a proven track record in developing and sustaining long-term, profitable relationships with a broad range of clients, and we look forward to seeing this in action."SACO is set for major growth over the next two years with new properties opening across the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe, and Matt's arrival contributes to the expert resources needed to sustain this fast pace of expansion."Roberts' appointment follows the recently announced appointment of a team of specialist property development managers from Union Hanover.2016 and 2017 will see SACO opening and operating more properties in the UK and Europe, taking its total number of operated apartments to over 1,600. As well Amsterdam, there will also be new properties in cities such as London, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dublin.Don't miss the coverage on serviced apartments in Re:locate's Europe Autumn digital 2015 issue.For more Re:locate news and features on new appointments in the serviced apartment industry, click here.

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