Shirley Couchman has stepped down as operations director at Greene King to join SSP, the travel concessions operator, MCA understands.

Couchman spent 13 years at Greene King, including the last two and half as operations director.

She previously spent over three years as an area manager at Spirit Group.

She joins SSP as operations director for its growing bar and casual dining division.

SSP currently works with such brands and operators as YO! Sushi, Leon, James Martin and Ed’s Easy Diner.