John Cornwell and Matt Woolliscroft join SJM Concerts Board of Directors

UK-based SJM Concerts has appointed John Cornwell and Matt Woolliscroft to its Board of Directors.

SJM has presented tours for acts including Take That, Spice Girls, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Adele and Little Mix.

The appointment of Cornwell and Woolliscroft follows the appointment of former SJM General Manager Katy Grimwood, as a Director in October 2020.

Grimwood joined SJM in 2003 and became its Head of Marketing before being promoted to the position of General Manager in 2016.

SJM Directors on the Board now include Chris York, Glenn Tyrrell, John Cornwell, Katy Grimwood, Matt Woolliscroft, Rob Ballantine, Simon Moran (MD).

John Cornwell joined SJM in 1998 having started his career at several venues in Hull and Middlesbrough. He has been part of the company that has grown from a team of a dozen employees to one with now over 70 full time staff.

In those 23 years at SJM, Cornwell’s list of clients include the Arctic Monkeys, Biffy Clyro, Chvrches, Diversity, Foals, Kings Of Leon, Muse and Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

Matt Woolliscroft joined the company in 2004 from the then Mean Fiddler music group having previously been Entertainments Manager at Sheffield University.

He works with a range of artists including the Killers, Florence and the Machine, Adele, Little Mix, Courteeners and Michael Kiwanuka.

“it is important to reward talent, dedication and vision.”

Chris York, SJM

Chris York, SJM Director, said: “In any healthy and forward-looking company it is important to reward talent, dedication and vision. It’s fantastic for the future of SJM and our future progress to have John and Matt as part of the team steering the ship”.

“John and Matt have been very important members of the SJM team for many years.”

Simon Moran, SJM

Simon Moran, SJM Managing Director, said: “John and Matt have been very important members of the SJM team for many years.

“It’s brilliant to welcome them both to the Board of Directors where I’m sure that their input will be vital going forward”.Music Business Worldwide