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Greggs brings in Punch Taverns Roger Whiteside as new CEO


By Stephen Lepitak, -

January 24, 2013 | 2 min read

High street baker Greggs has announced the appointment of Punch Taverns CEO Roger Whiteside as its new chief executive.

Whiteside, who is already a non-executive director of the company, will take up the position from 8 March following the departure of Ken McMeikan.

Roger Whiteside said: "I joined the Greggs Board in 2008 and I have been impressed with the team, which Ihave got to know well. I look forward to working with them to further develop our strategy. Greggs is a great business with an iconic brand that has strengthened considerably over the past few years. I believe we have a great future."

Before joining Punch Taverns, Whiteside is cited with leading a successful turnaround in the fortunes of off licence chain Threshers Group.

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