Simon Griffiths appointed Operations Director at Liberation Group - Business Leader News

Simon Griffiths appointed Operations Director at Liberation Group

Liberation Group has announced the appointment of Simon Griffiths as Operations Director, responsible for overseeing operations for Butcombe Pubs & Inns in England and Liberation Pubs & Bars on the Channel Islands.

Starting his career in hospitality in 1999, Simon worked his way up through the ranks of Loch Fyne and in 2012 moved to an Operations Manager role where he was solely responsible for the group’s hotels, increasing occupancy and ADR to record levels.

Simon Griffiths, Operations Director at Liberation Group

Simon Griffiths

Simon moved into pubs in 2018, looking after sites in Kensington, Knightsbridge, Chelsea and Bayswater. He joined Premium & Urban Pubs South as an Operations Manager in 2020, responsible for pubs on the South Coast, and began working for Liberation Group in December 2022.

Jayson Perfect, Group Managing Director, Pubs & Inns, Liberation Group says: “Simon’s operational and leadership expertise alongside his wealth of knowledge and experience of our industry will bring a huge amount of value to our senior management team. This is an exciting time for Liberation Group as a business and I wish Simon all the very best as he takes on this new challenge with us.”