Star Pubs & Bars

Moore time at the bar: Chris Moore came to Star Pubs & Bars for an expected short-lived experience – 30 years on and he’s still enjoying it

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How ‘a year’s experience’ turned into a 30-year career

By Ed Bedington

He came for some experience, but 30 years later, Star Pubs & Bars property and strategy director Chris Moore, remains dedicated to the pub sector, and is leading the charge on investment within his expanded estate

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.

No longer boarded up: the Extraordinary Hare has already received a £500,000 investment

Heineken promises £50m for 150 pubs

By Nicholas Robinson

Brewer and pubco Heineken has ring-fenced £50m to pump into 150 of its Star Pubs & Bars sites, a record sum for the business, which is estimated to create 1,200 jobs in the sector.

New look: Bristol's Langton Court to receive investment from Star Pubs & Bars

Star’s £500k investment will create 15 jobs

By Nicholas Robinson

Pubco Star Pubs & Bars is investing half-a-million pounds with a Bristol operator into the refurbishment of the Langton Court Hotel in St Anne’s this month, with a view to opening in May.