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Greene King rejoins the British Beer & Pub Association

Greene King has rejoined the British Beer & Pub Association, the leading trade association representing Britain’s brewers and pubs.

One of the UK’s biggest pub retailers, Greene King has over 2,700 pubs, restaurants and hotels across the UK. It has rejoined the BBPA as a member after 10 years.

As part of its membership to the BBPA, Greene King CEO Nick Mackenzie will sit on the board of the trade association.

The British Beer & Pub Association’s members account for some 90 per cent of beer brewed in Britain today and own around 20,000 of the nation’s pubs. They include international companies, family brewers, managed locals and the nation’s largest tenanted pub estates.

Brigid Simmonds, Chief Executive of the British Beer & Pub Association, said:

“We are delighted to have Greene King back on-board as a member of the British Beer & Pub Association and for Nick Mackenzie, their Chief Executive, to be joining our Board. As passionate supporters of the beer and pub trade, I know Greene King will play a key role in helping us campaign for the wellbeing of the sector.”

Nick Mackenzie, Chief Executive of Greene King, said:

“As a leading British pub company and brewer we are keen to play an active role championing the industry, promoting its unique role in communities across the country. We are looking forward to working with the BBPA and its members to support its important work on the many challenges facing the sector and ensure it has a bright future.”

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