Fullers ops manager becomes Boxpark COO

Innovative street food and live events venues group, Boxpark has welcomed David Gough as its new Chief Operating Officer.

Gough comes from Fullers, Smith & Turner where he was the Operations Manager for over six years. He was also the Operations Director for The Stable Bar and Restaurants Ltd.

Gough's new role will see him oversee Boxpark's sites in London's Shoreditch, Croydon and Wembley.

His role will involve leading and executing the the retail and hospitality property firm’s business strategy, overseeing all commercial aspects, enhancing customer experience, and focusing on training and employee development.

Founder Roger Wade said, “We are delighted to appoint David to the role of COO – he has a fantastic wealth of experience and skills in not only driving business growth, but in achieving efficiency across all aspects of an organisation.

“As we focus on our growth strategy, David will be instrumental in ensuring everything is in place and that we are meeting our commercial objectives.”

Gough commented, “I’ve been a huge fan of Boxpark for a number of years, so it really is a privilege to come on board and join the team.

“This is an exciting opportunity for me to use my experience on a thriving brand which is on the cusp of a transformational stage in it’s growth.

“Despite the struggles facing the hospitality industry, I’m looking forward to bringing Boxpark’s vision to life and building a solid strategy to achieve our goals.”

The first Boxpark was launched in Shoreditch in 2011, Croydon came next situated by East Croydon station in 2016, and the third opened in Wembley in late 2018. Further Boxparks are also planned for other cities and countries.