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The Company

This established yet fast growing brand has a strong market position, secure private equity funding and a robust foundation on which to continue its national and international expansion.

The business is a mix of franchised and managed sites and the majority of future growth will come from the franchise route. The role has been newly created by the founding partners and as such the successful candidate will work very closely with the Chairman & founders.

The Role

We are seeking a CEO who can hit the ground running at a crucial time for this business. Trading is strong, there is significant level of new investment and the roll out will move forward from this point with pace. The current estate also needs focus around people and process.

My client has a compelling vision for this brand and the incoming CEO will make this vision a reality through the delivery of an aspirational people first culture, brand positioning in a crowded marketplace and the ability to fix short term challenges with gusto whilst setting a clear strategy for future growth.

The incoming CEO will build an engaged, high performing team, proud to play their part in the exciting future of this brand. The managed estate will be a best in class operation, sharing success with franchise partners; the leadership team will ensure a credible and authentic approach to all that this business stands for and relationships with franchise partners will be built on support and respect.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will most likely be in a CEO or MD role in a QSR business and will have nurtured a people focused culture, delivered a pacy roll out with demonstrable commercial success.

With the board you will shape and create the future of this business and the potential is truly enormous. You will build a great team through coaching and development. The structure of this business is relatively flat and we are looking for a CEO who can connect with authenticity at all levels. As happy in the boardroom as you are in the kitchen, you won’t be afraid to get into the detail when necessary and lead from the front. 


Account Director

After 10 years as an operator for businesses including Whitbread, M&B and Travelodge, the move to recruitment was a natural one for me. I’ve always been fascinated by leadership, team dynamics and performance and absolutely love matching great leaders with great businesses. I feel very lucky to have worked with some of the most awesome businesses across the leisure and hospitality sector. I believe that Team Troika is the best in our space, connected by a genuine values led approach, a collaborative, supportive culture and passion for what we do.

Feel free to call me on 07917 755631

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