The role of a trusted brand like The Just Opened Group to shine an expert light on the best new experiences is more important than ever
NEW YORK (PRWEB) December 08, 2017
The Just Opened Group, the go-to place for discovering the very best new openings across the food, drink, travel & culture sectors is implementing its global expansion plan with the appointment of Jamie McDonald as the group’s CEO, based out of its New York headquarters.
McDonald’s background includes a successful finance career as a partner and portfolio manager in both London and New York, a subsequent involvement as an operator & investor in the restaurant and travel space and is known in the lifestyle community as the host of global travel series “Eat. Stay. Love” for Conde Nast. He is a pre-existing investor in The Just Opened Group and has been advising the business over the last 12 months.
Commenting on the appointment, McDonald said,
“I have seen, first hand, the tremendous audience engagement that The Just Opened Group has developed in London and New York and I am hugely excited about the growth opportunities that exist. In these days of mass media where everyone is a content creator, the role of a trusted brand like The Just Opened Group to shine an expert light on the best new experiences is more important than ever. For us it’s 100% about helping our audience to discover, book and then experience these exciting new openings.”
James Marchant, co-founder and non-executive director added,
“Jamie brings a wealth of commercial & entrepreneurial experience and the funding round that Jamie is leading in New York will enable the business to capitalise on its position as a leading tastemaker brand in the experience economy.”
The Just Opened Group, headquartered in New York, is currently comprised of JustOpenedLondon.com and JustOpenedNewYork.com and publishes expert insights into the best new openings across the food, drink, travel and culture sectors.
The Just Opened Group has a fast growing, multi-channel, digital audience made up of high spending urban professionals who are driving the growth of the experience economy with above average spending on restaurants, bars, travel and culture.
For more information contact press(at)justopenedgroup.com