New bosses at Mecca and Grosvenor casinos


Leading leisure and gaming company, The Rank Group Plc, has appointed new managing directors for Mecca and Grosvenor Casinos.

Martin Pugh, previously MD for Mecca has moved to the position of MD for Grosvenor Casinos while Alan Morgan joins the company as MD for Mecca.

Martin Pugh joined Rank in January 2015 having previously held a number of senior positions with leading brands in the UK including MD roles at Virgin Active Ltd and Camelot UK Lotteries Ltd.

Rank Group logoAlan Morgan joins Rank having held senior positions at Whitbread, David Lloyd Leisure and most recently as Chief Operating & Commercial Officer at the Spirit Pub Company.

Commenting on the appointments, Henry Birch, CEO, said: “Following the successful turnaround of the Mecca retail business, I am delighted that Martin will now be spearheading a drive within Grosvenor Casinos to grow the retail performance of our casinos business and to continue the exceptional growth that has been achieved in the digital channel.

“With his extensive experience in multi-site management, I am confident that Alan will be a valuable addition to the Rank Executive team and will lead the Mecca team to deliver the ambitious plans that we have for the business in the future.”

Both appointments are with immediate effect.


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