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Whitbread appoints new managing director for Costa

Staff writer |
Dunstable, United Kingdom - April 13, 2016, Dunstable, United Kingdom - Whitbread PLC, a division of Premier Inn, announces that Christopher Rogers, MD of Costa and an executive director on the Whitbread PLC board has decided to leave the company.

Mr. Rogers will be stepping down from the Board following the next Board meeting on 20th April.

Dominic Paul has been appointed to succeed Mr. Rogers as the new Managing Director for Costa and will take up his new role on 6th June.

Mr. Paul joins from Royal Caribbean International where he has been Senior Vice President International since November 2013.

Mr. Paul is responsible for the international business outside of the company’s US operations and has been particularly focussed on growing the business in Asia Pacific and China where Royal Caribbean is now the largest cruise brand.

He joined Royal Caribbean International in 2010 from bmi, where he was Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, having developed his earlier career in customer service and operational roles in the airline industry at British Airways, Go fly and easyJet.

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