He succeeds James Mark, who has been with the venue since its launch in 2000 and helped deliver the 2012 Olympics at the venue.
Brindley worked with more than 250 retail partners at Travelex and has a background in business leadership and marketing with Heathrow Airport Ltd, Heathrow Express, Unilever and a number of major consumer brands.
David Pegler, CEO of ExCeL London, said: "We are delighted to welcome Paul as part of our senior management team, his experience of transforming business processes and enhancing customer journeys will add value for all of ExCeL’s customers and enhance our world-leading visitor experience."
Brindley’s appointment comes at a time when ExCeL is focusing on developing its relationship with business partners in the events industry by offering an expanded suite of end-to-end event solutions.
Brindley commented: "I am excited to be joining ExCeL during this era of transformation for the events industry. I look forward to working in partnership with event organisers and exhibitors to develop solutions which create value for all stakeholders, increase attendance and help achieve the great event outcomes for which ExCeL is renowned."
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