ExCeL London's Lucy Merritt appointed to head of marketing

ExCeL London has promoted Lucy Merritt to the role of head of marketing ahead of what is expected to be the venue's busiest year to date.

Lucy Merritt, head of marketing at ExCeL
Lucy Merritt, head of marketing at ExCeL

Boosting the venue’s conference and events team, Merritt will take on new responsibilities, including digital marketing, CSR and corporate communications.


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According to James Rees, executive director, ExCeL London, the venue’s conference and event business has doubled in the last five years, with 2017 set to be the 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."

Speaking about her appointment, Merritt 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 and events and CentrEd at ExCeL, as well as taking on new corporate responsibilities for the wider business."

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