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We are delighted to announce that Ann Elliott, former Chief Marketing Officer of both Pizza Hut and Beefeater at Whitbread, has taken up a position on our advisory board.
She brings with her 35 years of marketing experience within the hospitality and leisure sector, having worked across a number of organisations in an executive role.
After Whitbread, Ann founded her own successful marketing agency which ran for over 20 years with a premier list of high-profile hospitality clients (such as Loungers and Center Parcs).
Ann currently acts as a non-executive director for a wide range of leisure sector businesses including salad bar chain Tossed, Italian restaurant group Gusto and pub and brewery business Hall & Woodhouse.
Ann will use her expertise in leisure and hospitality marketing to help us analyse potential investments in those sectors, and she will also be advising our investee companies on how to implement their growth plans.
Our CEO, Ian Zant-Boer, says:
“Ann’s extensive insight in brand building and marketing will bring significant value to Growthdeck and to our portfolio companies. We’re lucky to have someone with so much leisure sector expertise joining our team.”
Ann Elliott comments:
“I am thrilled to be joining the advisory board of Growthdeck and helping the firm to grow further. I’m also really looking forward to being able to use my experience to help Growthdeck’s investee companies achieve their ambitions.”
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