Georgina Young promoted to Fuller’s Head Brewer

Fuller, Smith & Turner, the London brewer and premium pub company, announces that as of Monday [January 30, 2017] Georgina Young will become Head Brewer.

 

Simon Dodd, Managing Director of The Fuller’s Beer Company, said: “This is a fantastic move for George and owes a great deal to John Keeling. He hired George as a production brewer in 1999, has developed her throughout her career at Fuller’s, and will continue to mentor her.

 

“With George assuming day to day responsibility for the Brewery, John will have more flexibility to promote Fuller’s on a wider global stage. He plays an important ambassadorial role and is in demand worldwide to speak at conferences and judge at numerous high profile international beer awards. John will also continue to work on numerous other projects such as collaboration beers.”

 

John Keeling added: “I’m delighted to see George promoted to this role. She is very well-respected at Fuller’s and throughout the wider industry and is the first female Head Brewer at Fuller’s. She’s a great person to lead the Brewery going forwards and inspire the next generation of brewers.”

 

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For further information please contact the press office:

Georgina Wald                    020 8996 2198                        georgina.wald@fullers.co.uk

Joanne Steward                  020 8996 2135                        joanne.steward@fullers.co.uk

Alice Monteath                    020 8996 2175                        alice.monteath@fullers.co.uk

 

Notes to Editor

Fuller, Smith and Turner P.L.C. is an independent traditional family brewer founded in 1845 and is based at the historic Griffin Brewery in Chiswick, London, where brewing has taken place continuously since 1654. The Company runs 196 Tenanted pubs and 196 Managed Pubs and Hotels, with a focus on delicious fresh, home-cooked food, outstanding cask and craft ale, great wine and exceptional service. The Company also has 665 boutique bedrooms in its Managed estate. The Fuller’s pub estate stretches from Brighton to Birmingham and from Bristol to the Greenwich Peninsula, including 175 locations within the M25. In 2014, Fuller’s acquired a 51% stake in The Stable, a craft cider and gourmet pizza restaurant business. A further 25% stake was acquired in May 2016, taking our ownership to 76%. The Stable has 17 sites in England and Wales.

 

The Fuller’s Beer Company brews a portfolio of premium beers including London Pride, Oliver’s Island, ESB, Organic Honey Dew and Frontier Craft Lager. In June 2013, the Company acquired Cornish Orchards, a craft cider maker producing a range of award-winning ciders and premium soft drinks. Fuller’s is also the UK distributor for Sierra Nevada, the premier US craft beer. In December 2015, Fuller’s acquired a 51% stake in Nectar Imports, a wholesale drinks business.
Joanne Steward
PR Executive

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