The Kia Oval, a unique venue offered as part of Lime Venue Portfolio and the home ground of Surrey County Cricket Club has strengthened its events team with the appointment of Katie Peskett as operations manager.

Katie’s role starts with immediate effect and will see her taking responsibility for all food and beverage aspects of the business for both cricket, retail, hospitality, and conferences and events. Katie brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience having worked in sports venue hospitality and private events for over thirteen years.

Katie joins the Kia Oval from her position as operations manager at West Ham United where she was responsible for the running of all match day hospitality and non-match day conferences and banqueting. Previous to this Katie has worked in event management for both De Vere and Thistle Hotel groups.

Katie Peskett, operations manager, Kia Oval, comments “I am delighted to start working for the Kia Oval. I am confident my previous experience will be beneficial in my new role, it is an exciting and unique venue with potential for amazing events.  I am looking forward to the challenge that the role involves.”

Jo Austin, head of sales, Lime Venue Portfolio, comments, “We are delighted to welcome Katie to the team, the new appointment will undoubtedly reinforce the success of the Kia Oval’s events department. I am confident that with Katie’s wealth of experience she will be a great new addition to the team and boost the venue’s meetings and events business by ensuring that the delivery of events at the venue is second to none.”

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