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Taking the future by storm

By Kimberley Clare Ogden - Jun 8, 2015
Jane Stevenson joins Magnetic Storm as Strategic Director

The Magnetic Storm Group has hired Jane Stevenson as Strategic Director, after experiencing a strong period of growth across its businesses.

“Few are aware of the specialist divisions that fall under the Magnetic Storm brand. Our events company is well known however we have teams that are the industry experts in production, infrastructure, and event IT for example.“ Explains Magnetic Storm Group CEO Glenn van Eck.

With immediate effect, the Magnetic Storm Group consists of: Alliance Safety EC, Electroquip, Magnetic Storm Events, Magnetic Storm Infrastructure, Magnetic Storm Production and Magnetic Storm Smart IT.

Stevenson ran a strategic facilitation and executive coaching company for 16 years and has an impressive list of clients both locally and nationally.

For the past two years, she was employed as Business Development Director at Boomtown. She will co-lead the senior management team, creating and overseeing company strategic direction, as well as shaping service offerings within the company.

She aims to strengthen the understanding of its full-service offering nationally and together with Van Eck, create a more strategic, and tactical direction for the business to take it to the next level.

Van Eck, says of the hire: "We’re really pleased to have Jane join the team. With roots in coaching and strategic thinking, coupled with her infectious energy, Jane combines creative flair and passion with extensive hands-on experience. She will be a great asset to our Group."

Stevenson added: "Magnetic Storm has a great reputation, a full service and product offering across a number of sectors. I’m looking forward to joining this dynamic team and immersing myself in the various entities.”