- Attractions design and fit-out business Paragon Entertainment said it had appointed Damien Latham as chief executive, with immediate effect.

Latham had been CEO of Dubai-based Emaar Entertainment since last year and had also worked at Majid Al Futtaim and Center Parcs.

Paragon Entertainment said interim CEO Mark Pyrah would remain as a board member and return to his previous role as sales and development director.

'I would like to thank Mark Pyrah for stepping into the CEO role over the past seven months during which he has delivered an excellent performance under trying circumstances,' chairman Mark Taylor said.

'I would also like to welcome Damien to the team.'

'We are all excited at what this board can achieve and with Damien's experience and leadership I am sure Paragon will enter a new and exciting phase of its development.'

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