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The Admirable Crichton

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 15:30

Leading event management and catering specialist The Admirable Crichton Ltd announces today, the promotion of Ruth Lawton-Owen to Managing Director of The Admirable Crichton, deWintons and Maia Events, following two successful years with the company.

Anis Asghar, Executive Chairman, commented: “It is always extremely satisfying to see talented, hard-working, loyal and committed individuals gain recognition through promotion.  With that in mind, I am particularly delighted to see Ruth assume the position of Managing Director.  I have no doubt that Ruth will extend the excellent work she has already demonstrated. She is well known in the Events industry and our clients, partners, suppliers and colleagues will all benefit from her experience and considered approach.”

Over the past two years, Ruth, as an AC director and shareholder, has driven changes to the commercial aspect, market perception and company brand which has culminated in The AC being viewed as a modern, flexible company with a great reputation for food, service and design. Now with full responsibility for the leadership and development of the company, Ruth will be responsible for meeting the company's growth plans in both the UK and Internationally as well as building on the firm's outstanding reputation for service and delivery. The company has also appointed a Head of Event Sales and Operations Manager to assist Ruth in her new role.

The Admirable Crichton has a deserved reputation as the leading events company in London and around the globe.  The Board recognises that under Ruth’s leadership, there is a tremendous opportunity for further growth and to continue to deliver strong service levels to match the demands and high expectations of the company’s clients.