Liberation Group makes key internal appointments

One appointment sees Alice Bowyer promoted to director of food.

Liberation Group, the operator of Butcombe Pubs & Inns and Liberation Pubs & Bars, has made three key internal appointments within the business.

Alice Bowyer (above left) has been promoted to director of food, Fred Vanderplank (above right) has moved into a newly created sales and commercial director role, and Ollie Fleming has been appointed head of free trade in the UK. 

Since joining the company in 2016, Bowyer has transformed the reputation of Liberation Group’s food offering and elevated it. Working closely with her team, she has continued to innovate and work with some of the best suppliers in the country, delivering an offering that continues to align with her passion for always supporting local and seasonal food, celebrating the best of British.  

"We have achieved a lot over the last five years and all three of these individuals have been integral to this success," says Jayson Perfect, group managing director of pubs and inns at Liberation Group. "We have strong ambitions and plans to continue to grow our business and we’re looking forward to a successful New Year with these three helping us to bring our exciting plans and ambitions to fruition."

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