Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom - January 25, 2013, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom - Greggs plc, a bakery retailer, announced that Roger Whiteside will be the next chief executive,effective February 4, 2013.
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Mr. Whiteside has been a Non Executive Director of Greggs since March 2008 and is currently Chief Executive of Punch Taverns plc. He has wide ranging experience in retail. He began his career at Marks & Spencer where he spent 20 years, ultimately becoming head of its food business. ■