He will replace Andy McCue.
The Restaurant Group announced its appointment of Andy Hornby as CEO.
The company says it will provide an update on Hornby's start date “in due course” and will also confirm the date when Andy McCue will step down from the role.
Hornby is currently co-chief operating officer of sports betting and gaming group GVC Holdings. He joined Gala Coral in 2011 and held various c-level roles over the last eight years.
Prior to joining Gala Coral, he was group chief executive of Alliance Boots from 2009 to 2011, having previously held positions as chief executive of Halifax Retail, CEO of the retail division of HBOS plc, COO of HBOS plc and chief executive of HBOS plc from 2006 to the end of 2008.
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