Lord’s strengthens hospitality and events teams

The owner of Lord’s Cricket Ground, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), has appointed five new members to their hospitality and events teams.

Sophie Swallow joins Lord’s as hospitality sales manager. Her previous job was as the financial controller for London Cocktail Club. She has organised events for the Royal Mail, Microsoft, Innocent, and was Diamond Club manager for Arsenal Football Club.

Lord’s has also positioned Zoe Ward as meetings and events sales manager. She joins them from Fulham Football Club where she gained experience heading up event sales, and match day hospitality sales.

James Glover commences the role of hospitality sales executive having previously worked as account manager for ex-Formula One world champion Jody Scheckter at Laverstoke Park Farm.

Harry Reid takes on the role of meetings and events sales executive. He formally worked in operations and sales at London venue the Amadeus.

Finally, Laurie Thompson has been promoted from hospitality co-ordinator at Lord’s to event co-ordinator.

Nick Kenton, head of sales for meetings, events and hospitality at MCC said: “Following England’s regaining of the Ashes, it’s been a great summer of events at Lord’s and we’re delighted to welcome a number of new team members to the fold. They bring a wealth of experience so I’m excited to start working with them.”

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