Appointment of Non-Executive Director


Franchise Brands plc (AIM: FRAN), an international multi-brand franchise business, is pleased to announce that Andy Brattesani has joined the board of Franchise Brands as a Non-Executive Director.

Andy is an experienced banking professional with extensive experience in the franchising sector. From 2016 until recently he was UK Head of Franchise at HSBC, the market leader in the UK franchise sector with an extensive client base including many of the largest franchise brands. As well as supporting the growth of HSBC’s franchise business in the UK, Andy has also led the expansion of HSBC’s franchise model internationally. Andy’s career in banking over the past 30 years has also encompassed roles with HBOS, RBS and Standard Chartered.

Stephen Hemsley, Executive Chairman, commented: “We are pleased to welcome Andy to the board of Franchise Brands as a Non-Executive Director. His substantial franchising experience, profile in, and knowledge of the market, and business development expertise will be particularly valuable as we continue to grow our business both in the UK and internationally”.  

Andy Brattesani, Non-Executive Director, commented: “I am delighted to be joining the board of Franchise Brands at this time. The Group has an impressive track record of growth, having built a high-quality, technology-enabled portfolio of brands in the UK, Europe and North America. I look forward to contributing my franchising and business development experience to support the team in driving the future growth of the business”.

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