Monkey Puzzle Day Nurseries is proud to announce and welcome Glenn Webster as the new Head of Marketing.
Glenn joins us with over 20 years of experience in the marketing industry after working in the travel, transport, leisure, education, retail and telecom sectors. During Glenn’s career, he has been responsible for everything from customer acquisition marketing campaigns to website and app experience and customer relationship management programmes. At Monkey Puzzle Day Nurseries, Glenn will be responsible for shaping the future of customer digital experience, marketing performance and building the brand as the business enters the next stage of growth. Glenn is an accomplished marketing professional with extensive knowledge and will be a highly valued member of the Monkey Puzzle team.
Glenn said: “I am delighted to be appointed and excited to join the Monkey Puzzle Team. Monkey Puzzle is an iconic nursery brand with a fantastic customer proposition and franchise offering. I am looking forward to the challenge and journey ahead as the business embarks on its next stage of growth.”
Francesca Rau, Marketing Executive of Monkey Puzzle Day Nurseries said: “It is a privilege to welcome Glenn to the team at Monkey Puzzle. His wealth of experience within the marketing industry will be a huge benefit to the franchise.”
Richard Blunden, CEO of Monkey Puzzle Day Nurseries said: “Glenn joined us back in March having come through a tough interview process and impressing us throughout. He is an excellent addition to our growing team and brings extensive marketing channel, brand and strategy experience across the full marketing mix at national, regional and local level. I’m excited at the impact Glenn will bring to Monkey Puzzle and the value and experience he will add to our franchise network.”
About Monkey Puzzle Day Nurseries
Established in 2002, Monkey Puzzle Day Nurseries is the UK’s largest childcare franchise and fourth largest childcare provider and has been recognised as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces 2021 in the Small (20-50 employees) category in the Great Place to Work® annual publication.
Created and run by husband and wife team, Mark and Rebecca Crosby, the brand can trace its heritage in childcare back to 1978, when the first nursery was opened in Cambridgeshire (trading as Ladybird Day Nursery).
In 2005, Monkey Puzzle launched its first nursery franchise which has now grown to over 60 successful franchised nursery settings nationwide, making Monkey Puzzle the UK’s largest childcare franchise network.
Monkey Puzzle nurseries are designed to meet the needs of babies and young children, with large, bright open plan rooms, creative outdoor play areas and a variety of modern equipment providing children with a stimulating environment in which to thrive.
Monkey Puzzle supports its franchisees from inception through to becoming established nursery settings with property sourcing, lease negotiation, property redevelopment, equipment, staffing, operations, training, and marketing.
A further eight new franchised nursery settings will open in 2021, with plans for further expansion in 2022 and beyond.