Stock Exchange announcements
23-Jul-2010: Directorate Change
Fuller, Smith and Turner P.L.C ("Fuller's) today announces that Simon Emeny, Managing Director of Fuller's Inns, will be promoted to the position of Group Managing Director on November 1st 2010.
Simon, whilst continuing to report to Chairman Michael Turner, will assume overall responsibility for the operations of the Company, with both The Fuller's Beer Company and Fuller's Inns reporting to him.
Michael Turner, Chairman of Fuller's, said: "Simon has been a great asset to Fuller's since he joined us in 1996, successfully moulding Fuller's Inns into one of the UK's best quality pub groups. He has a wealth of experience in the beer and pub industry which will help him drive the business forward whilst
preserving our core values.
"His new role will enhance Fuller's strong leadership team, ensuring we continue to be the benchmark in both retailing and brewing, serving quality beer in excellent pubs and delivering strong returns for shareholders, while retaining our independence."
Simon Emeny, Group Managing Director designate, said: "Fuller's has a wonderful heritage and I am thrilled that I will be playing a key part in the Company's exciting future. Fuller's has had a very good year - the Company holds a strong market position and has an estate of great pubs and fantastic beers, ensuring it is well positioned for future growth."
As previously announced, Anthony Fuller CBE, will be stepping down as a Non-executive director from today after 43 years on the board. The Directors are delighted that he will remain as President.
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Notes to Editors
For further information, please contact:
Fuller, Smith and Turner P.L.C
Press Office 020 8996 2198 / 2048 / 2175
07789396197 / 07824815366
Fuller, Smith and Turner PLC is an independent traditional family brewer founded in 1845 and remains on its original site at the Griffin Brewery in Chiswick, London. The company has two trading divisions - Fuller's Inns and The Fuller's Beer Company.
Fuller's Inns runs 364 quality pubs, bars and hotels across the south of England. The Fuller's Beer Company brews London Pride, the UK's leading premium cask ale, as well as a portfolio of award-winning ales such as Chiswick Bitter, ESB and 1845. Three of Fuller's beers - London Pride, ESB and Chiswick Bitter -
have been named as CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain, a record unmatched by any other brewer.
In 2005, Fuller's acquired George Gale & Co., of Horndean, Hampshire. The purchase included 111 pubs, which were added to the Fuller's estate, together with the Gales portfolio of excellent beers, including Seafarers and HSB which
are now brewed to Fuller's exacting standards in Chiswick.
Fuller's aims to be the benchmark in retailing and brewing by delivering quality, service and pride in everything it does.
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