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Popeyes UK appoints Director of Acquisitions and Estates

The appointment is part of the brand’s plans to expand its presence in the UK.

Popeyes UK has appointed Peter Gibson as Director of Acquisitions and Estates, following the announcement of plans to open 30 new locations in the UK by the end of the year.

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Gibson joins from Chicken Shop where he was responsible for the restaurant’s group’s property acquisitions for the past two years. His previous roles include Property Director at Flat Iron and Property Acquisitions and Asset Manager at Nandos.

“Peter will play a critical role in driving this hyper-growth phase of the business’ history, and delivering on our aim to take the total number of Popeyes® UK restaurants to over 60 by December this year. Since opening our first UK store in November 2021 to huge hype and acclaim, customer appetite shows no sign of slowing down. Peter’s appointment is another step towards helping even more people have their first taste of Popeyes®, with a pinch of famous New Orleans spirit,” Tom Byng, Chief Development Officer at Popeyes said.

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