New Arena manager appointed

Tue 30 Sep 2014

Jayne Ludden

Everyone at Derby Arena and Derby City Council is delighted to announce that Jayne Ludden has been appointed as the new General Manager of Derby Arena. Jayne Ludden will bring a wealth of experience in leisure industry. Jayne is starting her new role as General Manager in October 2014.

Before starting with us Jayne worked for Derby City Council Leisure team that she joined in 2011. Previously Jayne worked in Southampton where she used to manage a number of leisure facilities.

Jayne said:

“I am thrilled to be taking up the new role as General Manager of the iconic Derby Arena, which is an absolutely fantastic new facility for Derby. The venue will be able to offer an exciting new programme for Derby people as well as attracting visitors to our city.”

Councillor Alison Martin, Cabinet Member for Leisure and Culture added:

“The General Manager is a key post and therefore I am pleased to have Jayne on board to help in the all the work that is required to get the Arena up and running early in 2015.”

This iconic venue is scheduled to open early in 2015.