Punch Taverns appoints Emma Fox as non-executive director
Ms. Fox is currently the Commercial Director of Halfords plc.
She was with the Walmart group for 14 years, of which twelve were at Asda, where she worked across a number of commercial roles, including Trading, Logistics, Merchandising, Store Proposition and Private Brand.
Prior to her appointment Ms. Fox spent 2 years with Walmart Canada based in Toronto as Chief Marketing Officer. She spent the first ten years of her career in a number of buying and international marketing roles with Bass (now Coors).
Non-executive director Ian Dyson will step down from the Board at the conclusion of the Company's AGM in January 2017.
Mr. Dyson joined Punch as CEO in September 2010. Following the demerger of Spirit in August 2011, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Spirit Pub Company and became a Non-executive Director of Punch.
Mr. Dyson was previously with Marks and Spencer plc where he was Group Finance and Operations Director, and prior to that Group Finance Director. He also held roles as Finance Director of The Rank Group plc and Financial Controller of Hilton Group plc.
Mr. Dyson is also a Non-executive Director of SSP Group plc, ASOS plc, Intercontinental Hotels Group plc and Betfair plc.