Four new appointments have been made by head of London Wine Fair, Hannah Tovey, to help her deliver the 2018 show.

Paul Young has been brought on board to head up marketing for the London Wine Fair. Young has a wealth of drink experience from his time at Square Meal and Imbibe.

Jon Fleming has been appointed sales manager; he has a background in global conference sales. And Laura-Marie Taylor-Stoakes joins the team from Arblaster & Clarke as international sales manager.

The fourth newcomer is Jamie Hough, previously at Majestic, who has the role of sales executive.

Tovey said: “The new team combines strong drinks industry backgrounds with global experience; most importantly, however, it is an extremely enthusiastic group of people, dedicated to creating a refreshed and engaging London Wine Fair.”

Amanda Mansergh and Hannah Webb will continue to head up the operations team; the paid have a combined 40 years’ worth of experience working on the show.

The London Wine Fair 2018 will take place at Olympia between Monday 21 and Wednesday 23 May.