Visit Kent appoints new board members

Two new directors have joined Visit Kent and two others have been re-appointed.

Joining the board are Leeds Castle head of marketing Sarah Codrington and Canterbury Cathedral visits and marketing director Therese Heslop.

They will take up their positions at the next Visit Kent board meeting in November.

Re-elected to remain on the board are Getlink/Eurotunnel public affairs director John Keefe and Southeastern managing director David Statham.

Visit Kent CEO Sandra Matthews-Marsh said: “We are delighted to welcome both Sarah Codrington and Therese Heslop, both senior professionals from very successful Kent tourism enterprises, to the Visit Kent board of directors.

“We look forward to their contributions to the strategy for Visit Kent and will no doubt benefit hugely from their industry expertise and experience.”

Jonathan Neame, chief executive of Shepherd Neame and chairman of the Visit Kent board, added: “I am delighted to welcome back both John Keefe and David Statham to the Visit Kent board.

“Both have served as Directors and been active participants sharing their expertise and perspective to the benefit of the company.

“We look forward to contribution of all our directors as Visit Kent and Go To Places continue to drive the strategy for growth and success in our destinations.”