Blow for Punch as chief executive quits for Greggs

THE chief executive of Staffordshire pubco Punch Taverns has quit his role to take up a similar position with bakery chain Greggs.

Roger Whiteside has informed the Punch board of his decision and will step down on February 1. Whiteside is already a non-executive director with Greggs.

Punch said that to ensure continuity in the leadership of the group, particularly during ongoing capital structure discussions, Stephen Billingham had been appointed as Executive Chairman with Neil Griffiths stepping up to Chief O... For the full story register now for free or login below...