Destination England for new chairman
SHAKESPEARE’S England, the destination management organisation for Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa and surrounding area, has announced the appointment of a new chairman.
Jo Lloyd, commercial director at Birmingham International Airport has been appointed to head the board of south Warwickshire’s three-year-old not-for-profit destination management organisation.
Ms Lloyd has worked for Birmingham Airport for six years, and brings with her over 25 years of experience in tourism, working for a variety of companies, from leading French resort operator Pierre et Vacances to London Luton Airport.
Ms Lloyd, who joined the board of Shakespeare’s England in 2012, said: “The celebrations that have taken place across the region this year to mark the 400th legacy of William Shakespeare, Lonely Planet’s Best in Europe rating for Warwickshire, and the recent Aviva Women’s Tour, have turned the world’s media attention to the area like never before."