The Barbican appoints Jackie Boughton as Head of Sales

Jackie Boughton is the new Head of Sales for London events venue the Barbican.

The venue says the role will see Boughton working across the Barbican’s portfolio of venues, continuing its growth and commercial success in the domestic and international business events market.

“Jackie is the perfect fit at the perfect time for our Business Events team,” says Barbican Chief Operating and Financial Officer, Sandeep Dwesar. “She combines strategic excellence with practical tried and tested sales experience – a balance of skills that will be vital to the Barbican’s long term success.

“Jackie’s knowledge of the sector, which includes both hotel and venue management, was a key factor in our decision to appoint her. In particular her knowledge of London; strong relationships with key influencers and individuals; and experience at other unique venues made her the stand out candidate for the role,” he adds.

Boughton will work alongside Lee Dobson, Head of Event Management, to create, sell and deliver the Barbican’s creative and unique events offering. Both will report directly to Dwesar.

Boughton’s experience includes eight years at Wembley Stadium and 18 years with The Vienna Group.

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