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Duncan Garrood

Garrood steps down as Bill’s CEO

17 Oct 2018

Duncan Garrood has stepped down as chief executive of the Richard Caring-backed Bill’s Restaurants, after less than 10 months in the role.


Andrews steps down as Byron IT director

18 Oct 2018

Sarah Andrews, formerly of Tesco and Whitbread, has stepped down as IT director of better burger brand Byron.

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Côte promotes Pearman to operations director

18 Oct 2018

Côte, the BC Partners-backed group, has promoted Adelle Pearman to the role of operations director.

Bargery steps down as Wildwood MD

17 Oct 2018

Jo Bargery has stepped down as managing director of Wildwood, the Tasty-owned restaurant chain, MCA understands.

UKH announces operations managers awards

16 Oct 2018

Operations managers at ETM, Admiral Taverns, Mitchells & Butlers and Star Pubs & Bars were among the winners of UKHospitality’s annual awards, which were announced last night.

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Paul May steps down from TRG board

15 Oct 2018

Paul May, the chief executive of Patisserie Holdings, is to leave his role as a non-executive director at The Restaurant Group with immediate effect.

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McGowan departs TRG in restructure

12 Oct 2018

The Restaurant Group has confirmed to MCA that Murray McGowan has left his role as managing director of its Leisure division.

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Sulkin made CEO of Dirty Bones

12 Oct 2018

Dirty Bones co-founder Cokey Sulkin has been promoted to chief executive of the brand, MCA understands.

BBPA announces annual award winners

12 Oct 2018

St Austell Brewery, Joseph Holt, SA Brain, Molson Coors and Ian Payne were among the winners at this year’s British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) Annual Awards.

Compass Group appoints new CFO

12 Oct 2018

Compass Group has appointed Karen Witts to its Board as chief financial officer.

Andy Lennox

Lennox steps down as CEO of Koh Thai to start new venture

12 Oct 2018

Andy Lennox has stepped down as chief executive of Koh Thai Tapas, the business he founded almost 10 years ago, to pursue a new venture.

Revolution Bars Group

Revolution Bars to appoint new non-executive

11 Oct 2018

Revolution Bars Group has announced it is to appoint William Tuffy as a non-executive director of the company.

Mentoring scheme for female managers launched

11 Oct 2018

UKHospitality is launching an industry-wide mentoring initiative to help female managers working in hospitality and leisure break through into senior executive and board level roles.

Ken McMeikan

Moto Hospitality appoints Ken McMeikan as CEO

11 Oct 2018

Moto Hospitality has appointed Ken McMeikan as chief executive, replacing Tim Moss who is standing down after 12 years in the role.

Shaughnessy joins Chick ‘n’ Sours

11 Oct 2018

Ben Shaughnessy, the former chief operating officer of the Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group Australia, has joined Chick ‘n’ Sours, the London-based chicken concept, as its new operations director, MCA understands.

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