Former Fuller’s brewery MD becomes Young’s COO

Young’s has today announced the appointment of Simon Dodd as a Director in the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer.

Dodd has a wealth of experience, having spent more than a decade working in the pub and brewing sector. Most recently, he was a director of Fuller’s and managing director of their beer company, having previously been operations director of their premium city pubs division.

Prior to joining Fuller’s, Dodd was at the Orchid Pub Company where he held the role of chief operating officer following his promotion from the position of commercial director.

Dodd will join the Board of Young’s on 2 September 2019, reporting to Patrick Dardis, Chief Executive Officer.

Dardis, said, “I am delighted that we have been able to attract someone of Simon’s calibre and experience to take on this new role. I am confident that the extensive experience, knowledge and relevant skills that Simon has built up over his career will make a significant and positive difference to Young’s.”