announced the appointment of Christopher Satterthwaite as Chairman of the Board of the Roundhouse Trust.
Marcus Davey, Chief Executive & Artistic Director, said: Im delighted that Chris has agreed to be our new Chairman. I greatly value his commercial and creative expertise, and am looking forward to working closely with him to continue developing the Roundhouses artistic output and work with young people.
Christopher Satterthwaite commented: The Roundhouse is an inspirational place, not just for the performances it creates, but for the help it gives to thousands of young people every year to develop their creative potential. Its a very exciting place and Im very excited to become Chair of Trustees.
Christopher Satterthwaite began his commercial career as a graduate trainee at HJ Heinz. Hes been part of three different kinds of marketing communication agencies: IMP 1981-93, then the UKs largest sales promotion and direct marketing agency; HHCL & Partners 1993-2000, Campaigns Advertising Agency of the Decade; and Bell Pottinger 2000-02, the UKs leading public relations agency. In 2002, he was appointed Chief Executive of Chime Communications PLC, the holding company for the UK's number one public relations group, Bell Pottinger. He is senior independent director of Centaur Media, and was Chairman of the Marketing Society, 2007-09.