The Oakman Group has today announced the appointment of Tarquin Williams as Chief Financial Officer.
The former CFO of The City Pub Group managed CPG’s listing on the AIM market through an IPO and helped guide the PLC through the pandemic, reducing cash burn, strengthening the company's balance sheet, and securing their refinancing options.
Before that, he was a Fullers Inns Retail Board member managing financial oversight of the entire retail operation. More recently, he has been acting as Interim CFO for Cirrus Inns to oversee their merger with The Liberation Group, creating an estate of 79 managed pubs.
CEO Peter Borg-Neal commented, 'I am very pleased to announce that Tarquin has joined us as CFO today. He inherits a post which is responsible for a turnover of approximately £72m from an operational estate of 40 pubs with a great reputation on so many fronts.
'Tarquin has an excellent track record in our sector, having cut his teeth with Fullers before leading the successful City Pub Group IPO. His appointment reflects our bold business ambition, and I look forward to working with Tarquin in the coming years.'
Tarquin said, 'I am delighted to be joining Peter, Dermot and the team at the Oakman Group and look forward to continuing their great work in building a first-class estate of inns and restaurants across England.
'The group is well positioned to navigate the current challenges facing the hospitality industry and to take advantage of opportunities as the trading environment continues to improve.'