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Experienced operator: Admiral's new chief executive, Chris Jowsey

Chris Jowsey to head up Admiral Taverns

By Nicholas Robinson

Heineken’s head of on-trade Chris Jowsey has been announced as current Admiral Taverns' chief executive Kevin Georgel’s successor next month.

Eventful year: NewRiver’s Mark Davies (left) and Hawthorn Leisure’s Gerry Carroll remain opportunistic about new acquisitions

NewRiver aims for £2.8m spend on pub projects

By Stuart Stone

Following what NewRiver’s CFO Mark Davies described as a “pretty eventful” year – both he and Hawthorn Leisure’s CEO Gerry Carroll believe that the company’s pub business is well placed to develop further.

Sales lift: The Restaurant Group puts its pub success down to premium food-led pubs (image: Jeff Buck, Geograph)

Pub openings boost TRG sales

By Emily Hawkins

The Restaurant Group’s (TRG) pub openings contributed to a total sales boost of 57% for the first part of its financial year.