Vinopolis appoints Cox as managing director

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London’s wine tasting venue, Vinopolis, has appointed Samantha Cox as its managing director, effective from 15 November 2010.

Cox: new Vinopolis MD

Cox was previously sales and marketing director at the city caterer, Chester Boyd. According to the company, her experience in the food and drink industry will be invaluable as Vinopolis looks to expand its product range, using several more railway arches.

Sandy Anderson, chairman of Vinopolis owner, Wineworld London, said: “We are particularly pleased to have engaged Sam, as she has the flair, determination and the drive to take this project to the next level. Sam has a real can-do attitude and that is what Vinopolis is all about.”

Cox said: “I am delighted to have been asked to join the highly respected team at Vinopolis, in what is an exciting time for the continued development of the offer and concept. While we have been trading in a period of ambiguity, there is still a huge potential for growth and with the Vinopolis team, I am very much looking forward to progressing the business to the next level.”