New West End Company appoints chief executive
New West End Company, the organisation representing businesses in London¬ís Bond Street, Oxford Street and Regent Street, has promoted Jace Tyrrell to the position of chief executive.
Prior to joining New West End Company as deputy chief executive, Tyrell was most recently executive director at City & Westminster Property Associations representing 400 investors, owners and advisors of commercial real estate in Central London.
Sir Peter Rogers, chairman of New West End Company, said: “The board and I are delighted we have secured a chief executive that understand the areas unique economic offer and the opportunities and challenges we will undergo with the arrival of Crossrail in 2018.
“Jace has been instrumental in building on New West End Company’s core values in supporting our 600 retailers to drive trade and to represent their interests to policy makers. As New West End Company celebrates 10 years in the West End, I look forward to what we can achieve in the next decade with Jace at the helm.”
Together with the board, Tyrrell will navigate New West End Company through upcoming political events, including the election of a new Mayor of London. In addition, he will be working with the West End Partnership in establishing and delivering on a clear vision for the future of London’s retail heartland.
Tyrrell said: “The West End is a turning point with £1 billion Crossrail bringing 60 million more visits a year in 2018 and as its leading business voice, I look forward to working with my colleagues, the board and members to continue our vital work in driving economic growth, providing jobs and securing investment for the world’s top shopping district.”
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