Stock Exchange announcements
29-Sep-2011: Fuller, Smith and Turner P.L.C. announces Main Board Appointment
Fuller, Smith and Turner P.L.C. ("Fuller's") today announces that Ian Bray will join its Main Board as the Managing Director of The Fuller's Beer Company.
Ian has a broad experience of FMCG marketing and senior management roles at both international and domestic level, working with companies such as Wrigley, Müller and SmithKline Beecham.
His most recent position was as European Marketing Director of Bunge S.A., a Switzerland-based global foods and agricultural business.
Ian will take on operational responsibility for The Fuller's Beer Company, leading production, distribution, sales and marketing. He will report to Group Managing Director Simon Emeny and will join the Company on 12th December 2011.
Fuller's Chairman, Michael Turner said: "We are delighted that Ian is joining the Board at Fuller's. His exceptional international management and marketing experience will help us to grow sales of our beers both at home and abroad."
Ian Bray said: "I'm very excited to be joining Fuller's. London Pride is an iconic British brand, with a great heritage behind it and a huge amount of potential for the future. I look forward to working with the team to really
make Fuller's stand out from the crowd and continue its great growth story."
Pursuant to paragraph 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules, it is confirmed that in relation to Mr Bray, there are no disclosable directorships and no further details required to be disclosed under paragraphs 9.6.13 (2) to (6).
Notes to Editors
For further information please contact Fuller's Press Office:
Telephone: 0208 996 2198 /2048
Fuller's website: www.fullers.co.uk
Merlin 020 7726 8400
Paul Downes 07900 244888
Toby Bates 07876 161314
Fuller's brews on its original site at the Griffin Brewery in Chiswick, London
where brewing has taken place since 1654. The Company has two trading divisions
- The Fuller's Beer Company and Fuller's Inns.
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 Organic Honey Dew,
Gales Seafarers and ESB. 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.
Fuller's Inns runs 361 quality pubs, bars and hotels across the south of
England. In recent years the Company has enhanced its largely freehold estate
with numerous high quality purchases, including a further seven in the current
Fuller's is the current holder of both The Publican's Managed Pub Company of
the Year and Regional Brewer of the Year awards.
Fuller's aims to be the benchmark in retailing and brewing by delivering
Quality, Service and Pride in everything it does.
Category: Directorate Change