The Grosvenor Liverpool Fund, which owns and manages Liverpool ONE, has appointed Julie Woods-Moss as Non-Executive Director to the Fund Board, effective 01 January 2019. Julie will bring expertise in digital disruption, strategy and innovation, and business development to the Board, to help guide the Liverpool ONE team through the next phase of growth following a successful ten years.
Julie is the former President and Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer at TATA Communications Limited and was responsible for all marketing activities and communications. She also runs a successful consulting business in which she advises major corporates on strategy and innovation.
She has more than 20 years’ experience in senior executive roles, starting her career at IBM in the roles of Director of Global Sales and Distribution for Mobile Solutions, Global Director of Marketing for SME's and Director of Operations/Chief Operating Officer for Emerging Markets. In 2000, she moved to United Pan-European Cable in Amsterdam as Vice President Marketing and was responsible for its broadband business. Following this, she joined BT and became the Chief Marketing Officer and President of Strategy and Propositions, where she was responsible for BT's £5 billion products and services portfolio.
Julie was also a Member of the Advisory Board for the Tata group brand, sits on the Big Data Advisory Board of The Boston Consulting Group and in 2012, was recognised by Women of Inspiration & Enterprise as a member of the Global Power 50. More recently, Forbes ranked Julie 16th most influential CMO in the world and in November 2018, she was recognised as one of the top 50 women in the UK tech sector.
Commenting on her appointment, Julie said: “I am an advocate of the Northern Power House ambition and enjoy visiting Liverpool immensely. Over the last decade, I have seen it grow into a thriving city and recognise the large contribution Liverpool ONE has played in its success. I am thrilled to be able to bring my expertise in marketing, technology and innovation as the Liverpool ONE team traverses the amalgamation of the physical and digital worlds and continues to offer a thriving retail and leisure mix for customers from the North West and beyond.”
Alison Clegg, Director Asset Management, Grosvenor Europe, said: “We are delighted to welcome Julie to the Grosvenor Liverpool Fund Board. Her expertise, especially in technology and innovation, will be essential in the coming years as the retail landscape becomes more challenging. Her insight will help guide Liverpool ONE through its next phase of growth following a successful first decade.”
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Notes to Editors:
Grosvenor Europe invests in, develops, operates and manages real estate assets and funds, with a focus on vibrant European cities including Paris, Stockholm, Madrid and Liverpool.
Part of the Grosvenor Group, one of the world’s largest privately-owned property companies and active in more than 60 cities around the world, we utilise our local expertise to adopt a far-sighted, value-add approach in order to deliver lasting commercial and social benefit in the places where we are active.
As of 31 December 2017 Grosvenor Europe managed £2.4bn/€2.7bn of assets, including a number of active residential development projects in Madrid, Skärholmen Centrum shopping centre in Stockholm, Sweden and Liverpool ONE, which celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2018.
In the ten years since opening Liverpool ONE, Grosvenor Europe has leased approximately 2.3m sq ft. of space to leading international retailers, cafes, restaurants and high-quality independent businesses. In addition, it has worked to improve the lives of 380,000 people via the Liverpool ONE Foundation, an enterprise born out of Grosvenor’s commitment to delivering long-lasting social benefit in the urban communities where it is active.
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