Management Occupations

Bidvest Foodservice chief executive officer Andrew Selley

Bidvest Foodservice snaps up Caterfood

By Nicholas Robinson

Bidvest Foodservice has acquired the south-west-based distributor Caterfood in a bid to strengthen its reach, after the Publican’s Morning Advertiser (PMA) revealed the company's plans to continue its expansion.

Momen will continue to the implement changes started by interim CEO Michiel J. Herkemij

Carlsberg UK appoints new CEO

By Emily Sutherland

Julian Momen has been appointed the new chief executive officer at Carlsberg UK, replacing interim CEO Michiel J Herkemij.

New Charles Wells chief executive Justin Phillimore

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Charles Wells appoints new chief executive

By Mike Berry

Charles Wells, the Bedford-based brewer and pub operator, has announced a restructure of its board with Justin Phillimore becoming chief executive.

Duncan Garrood will join Punch later this year

Punch Taverns announces new chief executive

By James Wallin, M&C Report

Punch Taverns has appointed Duncan Garrood, former president of food at international franchise operator MH Alshaya, as its new chief executive.

Punch Taverns is looking for a new chief executive

Griffiths in the frame as hunt for new Punch CEO begins

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Punch Taverns chief operating officer Neil Griffiths is a “strong candidate” for the role of chief executive, and the group would look at candidates with retail skills from inside and outside the pub sector, executive chairman Stephen Billingham has said.

Spirit CEO Mike Tye (left) with winner Dritan Oosja and Ops Director David Cabtree

Spirit employees rewarded at annual awards

By Lewis Brown

A group of 20 Spirit Pub Company employees have proved they are “simply the best” at the company’s  annual Best Awards, recognising the most outstanding employees from across the operations team and support centre.

Punch's Dando could be in line for a hefty bonus

Punch Taverns' Dando in line for hefty restructure bonus

By John Harrington

Punch Taverns finance director Steve Dando could receive a one-off payment of up to 100% of his annual salary - £275,000 - on successful completion of the company’s capital restructure project, according to Punch’s Annual Report (PDF).

Blood lands WaverleyTBS promotion

Blood lands WaverleyTBS promotion

WaverleyTBS, the drinks wholesale business, has appointed former Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) interim chief executive Jeremy Blood as executive chairman.

New pubco targets 50 sites

New pubco targets 50 sites

By Mark Wingett

Cirrus Inns, a new pub company featuring Mark Askew, outgoing executive head chef at Gordon Ramsay Holdings (GRH) and Polly Dyson, former finance director at Geronimo Inns, has been set up with plans to create an estate of up to 50 pubs with accommodation...

Tye: staff are happier

Spirit slashes staff turnover in half

By Adam Pescod

Spirit, the managed operator of 800 pubs, has cut staff turnover by 50% as workers take increasing pride in working for a company with a strong brands portfolio, deputy chief executive Mike Tye told the UK Pub Retail Summit.

Amor: stepping down from SIBA after 3 years

Amor steps down as SIBA chairman

By Lesley Foottit

Peter Amor is stepping down as chairman of the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) on Thursday after three years at the helm.

Intertain: appoints new executive chairman

Intertain appoints new executive chairman

By Lesley Foottit

Intertain has appointed former Punch Taverns board member Stephen Lambert as non-executive chairman. He has previously held board positions at Oasis...

Simmonds: well-known industry figure

Simmonds steps down as BISL boss

By Ewan Turney

Brigid Simmonds has stepped down as chief executive of Business In Sport and Leisure (BISL) following a "business plan review".

Tim Martin: the most influential

Top 50 most influential pub people

By The PMA Team & Tony Halstead

Now in its 8th year — The Morning Advertiser ranks the trade's movers and shakers on the impact they've had on the industry in the past 12 months...

Nick Bish

Nick Bish

By The PMA Team

Nick Bish chief executive, Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers Paul Smith executive director, Noctis Mark Hastings communications director,...