Chief Executive, Greggs
Roger Whiteside joined the Board of Greggs as NED in 2008 and was appointed CEO in February 2013. He is an experienced CEO with a successful track record spanning both the retail and leisure sectors, prior to his current position at Greggs Roger was Chief Executive of Punch Taverns plc. He was Chief Executive of the Thresher Group off licence chain from 2004 – 2007. Prior to this, he was one of the founding team of Ocado, the innovative online grocer operating in partnership with Waitrose and served as Joint Managing Director from 2000 – 2004. He began his career at Marks & Spencer where he spent 20 years, ultimately becoming head of its Food Business.