Compass Group’s Operations Director Lucy Haines joins Vinopolis as MD

London’s wine tasting and events venue, Vinopolis, has appointed Lucy Haines as its new MD.
Prior to joining Vinopolis Haines was an Operations Director at catering and venue management company the Compass Group. She has also worked for TUI Travel and the Mint Hotel Group.
Simon Wood stepped in as Acting MD Vinopolis in November 2011 after its head Samantha Cox left the company to become CEO of Convivial London Pubs. He returns to his position as Chairman.
Wood is the Chairman of Vinum, which manages and caters for Vinopolis’ restaurants Cantina, Brew Wharf and Wine Wharf.
Haines assumes immediate responsibility for all Vinopolis’ enterprises including the venue’s wine tours, restaurants, retail outlets and event space.
Vinopolis is located next to Borough Market and its seven event spaces can accommodate up to 1,250 guests.
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