Michael Hale, Non-Executive Chairman
Mike Hale has spent most of his career in the marketing and advertising sectors. His roles have included Chairman and CEO of Young and Rubicam Australia, Chairman and CEO of FCB Australia and Board Director of Saatchi and Saatchi UK. He also established his own eponymous agency which he built into one of Australia’s leading independent agencies and which he sold before relocating to London.
He has also been involved with business and strategic planning for major Australian and international companies including British Airways, Unilever, Epson, Toshiba, NRMA and BMW.
His extensive marketing and advertising experience with blue-chip companies, both in the UK and Australia, will be highly beneficial to the Company’s plans for growth and expansion.
Stephen Haffner, Non-Executive Director
Steve Haffner has almost 30 years’ accounting experience having qualified as a chartered accountant in 1989. He has spent over 25 years at Harris and Trotter LLP, during which time he became Head of the Audit Department. He was appointed as Partner to the firm in 1994. Steve joined Aeorema as Company Secretary in 2014 and is therefore very familiar with the Company. He is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales.
Richard Owen, Non-Executive Director
Richard is Executive Chairman of Ultimate Sports Group Plc and a Non-Executive Director of Aeorema Communications Plc, both of which are traded on AIM. Richard is also a Director of Pantheon Leisure Plc. Richard has extensive involvement and experience in corporate and strategic planning, acquisitions and finance. Richard holds various other private company directorships.
Steve Quah, Chief Executive Officer
Steve Quah is CEO at Cheerful Twentyfirst and oversees the strategy and vision of the company. With extensive expertise in both theatrical and digital brand experiences, Steve is the driving force behind the company’s strong creative service ethos. Steve has produced over 300 corporate productions and numerous live events for some of the world’s largest brands including Vodafone, Google, Clifford Chance, Blackberry, AOL, News UK and Microsoft to name but a few.
Andrew Harvey, Managing Director
Andrew has over twenty years experience producing events, video content and interactive digital projects. Clients include KPMG, Vodafone, AG, White & Case, GE Alstom, PubMatic and Babcock. Andrew has been with Cheerful Twentyfirst for twenty years and currently oversees all aspects of the agency’s operations.