BONHAMS APPOINTS TESSA LEWIS
As Director of Marketing

The International auction house Bonhams announces the appointment of Tessa Lewis as Director of Marketing with immediate effect.

Tessa joins Bonhams from the crystal brand Swarovski, where she was Senior Communications Manager in the Architecture and Design Division. Her many achievements include managing Swarovski's sponsorship of the Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London in 2015; launching the Atelier Swarovski Home collection to market in 2016; collaborating with leading design and architecture studios, including, Zaha Hadid, Ron Arad and Daniel Libeskind, to promote crystal as a creative element in their work; commissioning design projects for major design fairs – Design Miami/Basel, Vienna Design Week and Salone del Mobile in Milan, and managing global multi-channel communication campaigns.

Bonhams Global CEO Matthew Girling said: "I am delighted to welcome Tessa to Bonhams. Her extensive background in luxury, art and design, and her proven track record of marketing success will, I know, be a great asset in meeting the challenges of the role."

Tessa Lewis said: "I am very pleased to be joining Bonhams, and I am looking forward to drawing on all my experience to move the company's marketing strategy into a new and dynamic era."


NOTES FOR EDITORS

Bonhams, founded in 1793, is one of the world's largest and most renowned auctioneers, offering fine art and antiques, motor cars and jewellery. The main salerooms are in London, New York, Los Angeles and Hong Kong, with auctions also held in Knightsbridge, Edinburgh, Paris, San Francisco and Sydney. With a worldwide network of offices and regional representatives in 22 countries, Bonhams offers advice and valuation services in 60 specialist areas. For a full list of forthcoming auctions, plus details of Bonhams specialist departments, please visit bonhams.com.

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