Joe Steele joined Encore on 8th January 2018 as the new CEO and Nick Benjamin joins as the new CTO on 1st March, as Encore embarks on a new chapter of technology fuelled growth and expansion.
Joe was formerly Group CEO of Bookatable, recently acquired by and integrated into Michelin Group. He brings a wealth of experience of business transformation and international growth as a result and through his previous digital leadership roles at Expedia, Tripadvisor and Thomas Cook Group. As the new Chief Executive Officer, Joe is leading Encore into an exciting new era through a combination of core business expansion and development of product offering and market reach.
Nick, currently CTO of Dunelm, brings vast technical expertise that will be used to drive the technology strategy and its optimal performance in 2018 and beyond. New system integrations are planned in 2018 to add ticketing product across all of Encore’s global multi-channel distribution.
John Wales, Co-founder of Encore commented “I am delighted both Joe and Nick are joining me and the rest of the team at Encore at this pivotal time and look forward to working together to achieve our growth ambitions.”
Joe Steele, CEO of Encore commented “I am very excited by what we can next deliver for our customers and partners through the best of our two decades of industry experience plus our new digital and technology capabilities.”