Search
The Caterer

Lord Marshall of Knightsbridge to head up VisitBritain

22 September 2004
Lord Marshall of Knightsbridge to head up VisitBritain

Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell today named Lord Marshall of Knighstbridge as the new chairman of tourist body VisitBritain.

Lord Marshall, who is a cross-bencher in the House of Lords with no allegiance to any political parties, will take over the reins from current chairman Sir Michael Lickiss on 2 January, 2005.

He will be paid £45,155 for the post.

Lord Marshall served as chief executive at British Airways for 13 years. He has held both executive and non-executive roles in tourism and other business sectors, and will become non-executive chair of Nomura International next month.

"I relish the challenge of leading VisitBritain as it continues to promote the growth and development of Britain's tourism industry," commented Lord Marshall.

"I am particularly committed to working with industry, both private and public sector, and other stakeholders to raise the profile of our diverse assets as a travel destination."

by Angela Frewin

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

close

Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.