New faces at C&C
9 December 2008
The board of C&C Group plc is pleased to announce the appointment of John Dunsmore as chief executive officer. Dunsmore replaces Maurice Pratt who announced his resignation as CEO on 9 October, 2008.
The Group also announces the appointment of Stephen Glancey as chief operating officer, and Kenny Neison as strategy director. All three appointees are former members of the senior management team at Scottish & Newcastle plc (S&N) which was taken over by a Heineken/Carlsberg consortium earlier this year.
John Dunsmore (49) is the former group chief executive of Scottish & Newcastle (S&N), a position he held until the joint acquisition of the business by Heineken and Carlsberg in April 2008. From 1996 he held a variety of senior management roles at S&N both in the UK and in Western Europe. John was appointed to the Board of S&N in October 2002 and as group chief executive in 2007.
Stephen Glancey (47) is a chartered accountant with experience in finance, sales and operations. He has worked with Ernst & Young, Whitbread and since 1992, S&N. In 2004, Stephen was appointed group operations director for S&N and had responsibility for manufacturing, distribution, research and development and procurement.
Kenny Neison (39) is a chartered accountant, qualifying with Ernst & Young. He joined S&N in 1996 where he held a number of senior financial positions including UK finance director, UK strategy director, and finance director for Western Europe in 2007.