TAIT has appointed Mark Dakin as Managing Director of TAIT Neasden & Haverhill in the UK.
Mark brings to TAIT over 40 years of production and technical direction for London’s principal opera companies and major performing arts venues, including the Royal Opera House, National Theatre and English National Opera.
In this new role, Mark will oversee local business operations, team and clients, whilst working closely with the Global Executive Group.
Mark Dakin, Managing Director, TAIT Neasden & Haverhill comments: “The one thing that links the many varied roles I have held over the 40 years of my career, is the artistic application of technical expertise, the joy of collaborative practise and the balancing of the systems that enhance and deliver the artistic vision of creatives and optimise the business imperatives of producers and organisations.
“I am thrilled to be joining TAIT where my experience and these shared passions are at the heart of building a world-class, inclusive workplace, where the ambition and creativity of producers, directors, designers, architects, engineers, technicians and craftspeople can continue to thrive, and where the discovery of new fertile ground for the world’s imagination will build new opportunity to grow the broadest range of entertainment experiences for the future.”
Adam Davis, CEO, TAIT Group comments “Mark is a motivational leader at the top of his craft and we are delighted to welcome him to TAIT. As we continue to develop our best-in-class teams for all our audience groups, Mark’s unique experience and skill set will support our clients, and the growth of our future leaders.”
Gemma Hodgson, SVP Global Business Development, TAIT comments “We’re proud to work with clients and partners that evolve the creative vision for live experiences, and the environments they inhabit. It takes a unique group of people to make it happen and we’re delighted that Mark is joining our leadership team.”