Vinopolis names new managing director

Vinopolis has named Samantha Cox as its new managing director from 15 November, following the departure of Rupert Ellwood in July.

Vinopolis names new managing director
Vinopolis names new managing director

Cox was formerly sales and marketing director of Chester Boyd and will oversee Vinopolis’ plans to expand its product range, utilising several additional railway arches.

Sandy Anderson, chairman of Vinopolis owner Wineworld London, said: "We are particularly pleased to have engaged Sam, as she has the flair, determination and the drive to take this project to the next level."

Growth

Cox said: "While we have been trading in a period of ambiguity, there is still a huge potential for growth and I am looking forward to progressing the business to the next level."

Ellwood stepped down on 23 July after almost three years in the role to pursue other interests.

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