OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Kevin Georgel has spent over 20 years working in the UK brewing and pub sector. Appointed CEO of Admiral Taverns in 2014, Kevin joined the business in 2010 as Managing Director with responsibility for the Operations and Commercial aspects of the business. He was previously Operations Director at Punch Taverns with responsibility for the leased and tenanted estate. Prior to this he held various senior sales and marketing positions within Molson Coors.
Kevin is also a non-executive Director of St. Austell Brewery and a Director of The British Beer and Pub Association.
Chief Financial Officer of Admiral Taverns, Glenn joined the Group in July 2007, immediately following the acquisition of 869 pubs from Punch Taverns and before the Group completed its £645m debt re-financing.
Glenn previously held senior finance roles at Littlewoods Shop Direct Group and spent 11 years with Scottish & Newcastle Retail, being heavily involved in the £2bn sale of the business to Spirit Group.
Andy joined Admiral Taverns in July 2006 from Enterprise Inns, where he was Strategic Planning and Investment director for nine years.
Previously, he held a senior finance role at an engineering group after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in 1994.
Ian Ronayne joined Admiral as Managing Director in 2018. Ian brings a wealth of industry experience to the group, having held senior leadership roles at Molson Coors and Punch Taverns, prior to becoming Managing Director Operations at Ei Group (formerly Enterprise Inns).
Ian began his career in Financial services, with his experience including senior finance roles at both ASIMCO and GE CAPITAL.
Mark joined Admiral in September 2007 having previously worked in the pub industry at Burtonwood Brewery and Marstons. He is a qualified solicitor and the Head of the Legal and Licensing departments.
Since the inception of the Pubs Code Mark has also acted as the company’s Code Compliance Officer ensuring our adherence to the Code.
David Wigham joined Admiral as Commercial Director in 2018 and leads the Group’s commercial, sales and marketing activities. An experienced sales and operations director, David’s career spans over 17 years in the sector and includes senior roles at Punch Taverns and Molson Coors.
David began his career in banking at Barclays PLC where he was head of Small Business for the northern region.
Kevin joined the Admiral group in 2008 as Senior Accountant and has progressed through the business to become Group Financial Controller. A qualified accountant, Kevin is responsible for the Group’s central finance function.
Prior to Admiral, Kevin spent 7 years at Iceland Foods where he held a number of accountancy and financial planning roles.
Kat joined Admiral at the end of 2017 and is the Head of HR. Kat is an accomplished HR professional with an excellent breadth of experience.
Prior to joining Admiral Kat has worked in both corporate and non-corporate environments including Computer Games Development, Insurance and most recently Investment Banking.