ExCeL London has strengthened their Conference & Events (C&E) team with the promotion of Lucy Merritt to the role of head of marketing. As well as continuing to deliver the marketing plan for the C&E team, both for ExCeL London and Centred at ExCeL, she will take on new responsibilities, including digital marketing, CSR and corporate communications.
Commenting on her new appointment, James Rees, executive director, ExCeL London, said: “ExCeL’s conference and event business has doubled in the last five years and 2017 is set to be our busiest year to date. We now have two established venues, with ExCeL London and CentrEd at ExCeL, that require dedicated and detailed marketing plans. Lucy has been instrumental in developing targeted campaigns for both venues, which are delivered to specific national and international audiences. We are delighted to be able to recognise her achievements in this way and wish her every success with her new role.”
Lucy Merritt, head of marketing, added, “I joined ExCeL London in 2003 and have been on an incredible journey ever since! I’m delighted to have been given this opportunity and, with the support of my team, look forward to developing new and innovative campaigns for Conferences & Events and CentrEd at ExCeL, as well as taking on new corporate responsibilities for the wider business.”