SSP Group plc has announced the appointment of Richard Lewis as CEO of SSP UK and Ireland, effective on the 1st September. He joins from Greene King plc, where for the past two years he has held the role of chief operating officer. He will sit on the company’s Group Executive Team and report into Simon Smith, group CEO.
Smith said: “I’m absolutely delighted to be welcoming Richard to the SSP team. With experience in operations, commercial, property and general management, and a track record of delivering strong financial performance, he’s the perfect fit for the role.”
Lewis added: “I’m hugely excited to be joining SSP UK & Ireland and moving into the travel F&B arena. SSP is a fantastic businesses with a great team and many opportunities for future growth. I look forward to continuing the success that Simon achieved in the role these past five years.”