This week's London appointments
Adam Keary, Camden Town Brewery
Camden Town Brewery has appointed Adam Keary as managing director.
Formerly sales director at the brewery, Adam brings internal knowledge and experience to his new role.
Prior to Camden Town Brewery, Adam worked at brands such as Nestle, Heinz, Nespresso, Nudie and Joseph Joseph.
Adam commented: “This is a very exciting time for Camden, so naturally I am delighted to take on the role of managing director.
“Our ambition for the future is massive and I’m looking forward to realising this next phase of growth with our fantastic beer team and network of domestic and international customers.”
Jasper Cuppaidge, founder of Camden Town Brewery, added: “Adam is awesome to work with and every day the company benefits from the aspiration, rigour and strategy that he brings to his role.
“His achievements at Camden Town Brewery speak for themselves. He’s been at the centre of our incredible growth, his team have secured core listings and built hugely important relationships with some of the UK’s biggest and best on and off trade outlets.
“Adam has done all this while keeping us true to our core values and mission to become the UK’s favourite lager brewery. I’m looking forward to seeing how the next chapter of Camden’s story unfolds with Adam’s expertise, guidance and ambition at the heart of the business.”
Martin Gilbert, Revolut
Fintech Revolut has appointed Martin Gilbert as non-executive chairman of the board.
Formerly the co-chief executive of Standard Life Aberdeen, co-founder of Aberdeen Asset Management and chairman of the PRA Practitioner Panel, Martin will begin his new role as of January 1.
Nik Storonsky, founder & CEO at Revolut, commented: “As we prepare to scale the business globally it’s crucial our senior team has a blend of forward-thinking creativity and experience.
“Martin is a respected veteran of the financial world, and brings unparalleled experience to Revolut. His knowledge will prove invaluable as we continue our mission to become the world’s first truly global bank.”
Martin added: “Revolut is a unique proposition in the digital banking world, and I’m pleased to be joining the board at such an important stage in its development.
“Nik and the team have made great strides towards building the bank of the future, and I’m proud to add my deep experience of board governance and corporate growth to the board as Revolut continues to expand on a global scale.”
Fiona Mitchell, Bellway
Housebuilder Bellway has appointed Fiona Mitchell as sales manager at its growing South London division.
With more than 20 years of experience in the industry, Fiona was formerly a sales manager for another developer for the past 4 and a half years.
Based in Surrey, Fiona joined the housebuilding industry as a part-time sales advisor after having children and has worked her way up through the ranks to get the position she is in today.
Fiona’s new role includes the management of three of Bellway South London’s key active sites in Surrey and Sussex: Amblehurst Green in Billingshurst, Little Meadow in Cranleigh and Walton Park in Walton-on-Thames.
Commenting on her new role, Fiona said: “I’m really enjoying my new role so far. Everyone in the company is really friendly and everything is very organised.
“Looking forward, I want to be able to significantly contribute to the South London division and make it a great success by increasing sales and hitting targets. I’m proud to be working for Bellway as the company has a great product that is highly recommended by their customers.”
Daniel Williamson, head of sales for Bellway South London, added: “We are happy to welcome Fiona to the team and look forward to seeing her achievements at Bellway South London.
“With her extensive experience in the housebuilding industry, we are confident that she will be able to do well in her role and bring new things to the division that will help it grow and strengthen.
“Adding a new sales manager to the team means that more time and care can be placed into each of our developments to make sure our customers receive the highest level of service and our sales advisors on site can be more confident that they have the support they need.”
Emma Maslen, Nuggets
Digital ID and payments startup Nuggets has appointed Emma Maslen as commercial advisor.
Emma brings over a decade of knowledge in B2B technology to the role, having held senior positions at SAP Concur and BMC Software.
In her new role, Emma will lead Nuggets’ go-to-market strategy, helping optimise revenue models and create new business channels.
Seema Khinda Johnson, Co-founder and COO of Nuggets, commented: “I’m thrilled to welcome Emma onboard.
“We have ambitious goals for growth in the UK, Europe, US and beyond. Emma’s extensive experience in growing global markets will be instrumental in helping Nuggets achieve these goals.”
Emma added: “Nuggets is at the vanguard of a data security revolution .Over and over we’re seeing just how ill-equipped major corporations are when it comes to handling some of our most sensitive data.
“I’m excited to be joining a passionate team that has the potential to undo decades of harmful security practices.”
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