Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips Welcomes New Managing Director for Events
Thirty-year event veteran Danny Phillips has joined media M&A firm Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips as managing director for events.
For 16 years, Phillips was executive vice president of Advanstar (now UBM/Informa), where he was responsible for technology, automotive, licensing, entertainment and healthcare divisions in the U.S., France, Brazil, Germany, the UK and Hong Kong.
Previously, he led European technology media business units for both International Thomson and EMAP from London, and also served as CEO of Argyle Executive Forum, a B2B and media and events company, where he oversaw its expansion and the acquisition of two businesses.
He also founded and served as president of media M&A consultancy, Present Sky.
Phillips will focus on five different areas within the company’s expanded events practice: B2B expos and conferences; consumer expos; music, sports and racing events; event technology and event management services.