John has over 20 years' experience of implementing strategies for world-leading brand, Pizza Hut, so he has a powerful voice in the franchising industry.
He is responsible for over 300 Pizza Hut stores across the UK, so has a wealth of knowledge in areas such as franchise relationship management, business growth and store expansion strategies, franchisee recruitment and onboarding.
John started his professional life with Deloitte and Touche. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant and worked in their Forensic Accounting division. Shortly after qualifying, he joined the Finance division of PepsiCo Restaurants, before moving into Operations with KFC.
He continued his successful career with YUM! brands by looking after the Central European and Russian markets for both KFC and Pizza Hut. John has since held Operations and Franchise and Development roles, before being promoted to Chief Development Officer.