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Old Speckled Hen To Remain on Dave

Old Speckled Hen To Remain on Dave

A woman eating locusts, footballing nuns and a man on a tiny bike all star in the latest ads for Old Speckled Hen. Brewer Greene King has announced the brand will continue to sponsor TV channel Dave for a second year and has launched the new ads to help boost awareness of the brand among viewers. "Dave is still a great place for Old Speckled Hen to roost," said brand manager John Sharples. "It is the UK's fastest growing channel; it has one of the highest proportions of beer drinkers of any TV channel and the witty banter is a perfect home for the brand." [...more]

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Greene King Pub Partners’ MD Retires

Greene King Pub Partners’ MD Retires

Managing director of Greene King's tenanted pub division Pub Partners, David Elliott, is retiring. He will be succeeded by Simon Longbottom. Elliott has been with with Greene King for 11 years and and has spent more than 25 years in the industry. During his time at Pub Partners, he has overseen significant growth - from 620 to more than 1,300 tenanted pubs and from 32m of operating profit in 1998 to 71m in 2008-09. He will stay with Greene King until 31 January when he will also stand down from the board. [...more]

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