Name: Gerhard Venter
Position: Managing Director
Years in the industry: 12 Years

Brief Description:
Gerhard is the founder and owner of Salima Ltd, having started Salima after spending many years working in various sectors of the events industry in roles ranging from site crew to senior management. Gerhard’s focus and motivation forms the foundations on which we work. Having a hands-on approach in all aspects of the company, Gerhard oversees all operational and commercial decisions ensuring that Salima’s high standards are maintained at all times.

Name: Mark Campbell
Position: Sales Director

Brief Description:
Mark started in the events industry in the late 80’s working for specialist car movements company Kristal Klear. He subsequently joined Showforce in 1999 and progressed through the ranks from crew chief until finally becoming the company’s Sales and Marketing Director. The decade that followed saw Mark secure a number of prestigious contracts including The European MTV Awards, The BBC Sports Personality of the Year, various projects at ITV and the English National Ballet. Mark, our Sales Director joined Salima in 2013 and is responsible for increasing our client base and profile in all areas of the event industry. He is a familiar face in the events circle and has become a key account handler for many of our biggest clients.

Name: Becky Venter
Position: Personnel Manager
Years in the industry: 6 Years

Brief Description:
Becky joined Salima in 2007 bringing to the table 7 years of operational experience. After working as the Operations Coordinator for 5 years, Becky is now responsible for all HR and Personnel within Salima Ltd ensuring that all HR regulations are adhered to.

Name: Jamie Webb
Position: Senior Operations Co-ordinator

Brief Description:
Jamie has been with Salima since February 2016.  Prior to this Jamie has had 2 years experience in a technical site based role working with video walls. Having this experience helps him approach his role from a unique perspective.

Name: Michael Collins
Position: Operations Co-ordinator

Brief Description:

Michael joined Salima in June 2016 after 25 years working at Yell Ltd.  Michael has bought his experience and professionalism to the operations team and has adapted very well into the role.

Name: Jenny Bates
Position: Accounts Manager

Brief Description:
Jenny has worked in accounts for over 17 years. Previously having worked for Pepsico, we managed to bring her over to the dark side and she joined us at the beginning of September 2014