Operators

Shared vision: Jonathan Lawson joins the Liberation Group from Vision Express, where he served as chief executive

Liberation Group appoints new chief executive

By Stuart Stone

Channel Island and West Country pub company, The Liberation Group, has announced that Jonathan Lawson will join the business as chief executive on 14 January 2019.

Branding: JD Wetherspoon said it does not think of itself as a ‘brand’ after it was crowned a UK winner at the 2018 World Branding Awards (image: Stephen J Mason, Wikimedia)

JD Wetherspoon says it is 'not a brand'

By Emily Hawkins

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon said it does not think of itself as a ‘brand’, following its success at the 2018 World Branding Awards.