We are pleased to announce the appointment of Kenny Barclay in the role of Group Finance Director. Based in our Glasgow HQ and sitting on TBR’s global leadership team, Kenny will be reporting into Craig Chambers, Group CEO, directing an international team and overseeing the strategic financial direction of TBR, to enable us to deliver the ambitious growth targets defined in our ‘Road to 2021’ vision.
Prior to joining TBR, Kenny was Group Finance Director at Manorview Hotels and Leisure Group, who own and operate nine boutique hotels across central Scotland. Before this, Kenny was Finance Director of Tennent Caledonian Breweries and has held down key roles at some of the world’s leading organisations including PwC, Arnold Clark Automobiles and Ernst & Young.
Craig Chambers, Group CEO, commented on Kenny’s appointment: “We are excited for Kenny to join the TBR family at a period of strong sales growth for the business. I am confident the wealth of experience Kenny brings will be of invaluable benefit to us, as we move towards achieving the goals set out in our 2021 vision.”
Kenny added: “I am really excited to be joining TBR at a pivotal point in its growth and development. Their ambitions, combined with their core values around quality, customer service, innovation and people, resonate very strongly with me and I believe that these will be central in TBR being able to fulfill its potential. I look forward to shaping a finance function that can provide a strong pillar of support for the business.”
In addition to Kenny’s appointment, TBR has also recently promoted Lukasz Biegus from Head of Innovation to Chief Technology Officer (CTO), as part of an increased focus on new technologies. Under the mentorship of Raymond O’Hare, TBR Non-Executive Director and former Director of Microsoft Scotland, Lukasz has excelled. This move into the CTO role will allow Lukasz to spearhead the implementation of new technologies across the global business, from AI to big data, to further drive strategic growth and innovation.
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