Web-based gaming platform KwizzBit has appointed two new members of staff after a series of account wins.

The Leeds-based firm combines the traditional format of pub quiz entertainment with the excitement of interactive digital media.

It recently signed deals with one of the UK’s largest operators of bars and restaurants, Mitchells and Butler, and British pub company, Stonegate.

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Chris Hart, who joins as sales and marketing manager, will be responsible for a number of key accounts, driving company growth and maintaining existing client relationships.

Prior to undertaking his role at KwizzBit, he held a number of senior roles in the promotions and events management industry.

Angelika Wehnert also recently joined the business as an administrative assistant, whilst studying for a degree in International Information Management at the University of Hildesheim, Germany.

She has a background in gamification and corporate team building and has been key in providing significant links in entering the German technology market.

Hart said: “I am passionate about the KwizzBit product and I have a particular interest in emerging technologies and using my marketing expertise to drive the business forward.

“I am incredibly excited to contribute to the company’s growth and with a strong background in the bar industry and events promotions, I feel I am well equipped to do this.”

Wehnert added: “I felt a position with KwizzBit would really compliment the modules I am studying for my degree and working within a new cultural environment has been significant in strengthening my language skills.

“My role is vast, allowing me to improve upon existing skills and build upon my experiences of working within the technology industry.

“KwizzBit has plans to grow the team by 100% over the next twelve months, hiring an additional six members of staff.”

Managing director, Mark Walsh founded KwizzBit in partnership with pub quiz guru Steve Saul and technology expert John Sheard in 2016.

The three successful entrepreneurs, with more than 60 combined years’ experience in the pub industry, aim to revive the Great British pub industry and eventually take a variety of other sectors by storm.

Walsh said: “The past year has been phenomenal for KwizzBit and we’re delighted to welcome new talent to the team.

“Chris and Angelika have joined the business at a key time for us as we are experiencing rapid growth.