Hammerson, the company owning flagship retail destinations including Bullring & Grand Central, Birmingham, and Brent Cross, London, has announced the appointment of Carol Welch as a non-executive director with effect from 1 March 2019.

Carol is currently the managing director for the UK and Ireland at Odeon Cinemas group, and is also a non-executive director of Digital Cinema Media Limited and a member of the board of the UK Cinema Association.

Commenting on the announcement in a statement, David Tyler, chair of the board, said: “I am delighted to welcome Carol Welch as a Non-Executive Director. She has extensive marketing and brand experience in global consumer goods businesses and more recent leisure and hospitality experience at Costa Coffee and currently at Odeon Cinemas.

“She will bring a valuable occupier perspective as well as a deep understanding of the changing tastes of the UK consumer. We believe that this will allow her to make a significant contribution to our Board.”


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