Leon boss joins panel for CGA’s finance seminar

Where is an ambitious brand like Leon finding growth opportunities in a highly competitive market? John Upton, managing director of the now international premium fast-food business, will be talking expansion, investment and legislation when he joins the panel at the CGA Peach Future of Finance conference in London on June 20.

He’ll be sharing the stage with other business leaders and market experts to discuss how the economy, consumer confidence and investment is being affected, and will be affected, post General Election and in the run up to Brexit – and what it will mean for the broad eating and drinking out market.

Others signed up to speak include leading property expert Trevor Watson of Davis Coffer Lyons, top market analyst Douglas Jack of Peel Hunt and sector investor Darrel Connell of Imbiba Partners.

The CGA team will also be on hand to provide extra insight and context - revealing the results of our latest quarterly confidence survey among senior executives in restaurant, bar, and pub market.

The agenda will look at how data can help inform decision-making, specifically speakers will be addressing:

• Valuing local markets

• Cost pressures and the price challenge

• Where are the winners in the new market landscape?

CGA’s Peter Martin will be in the chair.

With a tightening eating and drinking-out market and new legislative and cost pressures on businesses, where will investment make the biggest difference? Who has a competitive edge? Who’s going to succeed, who’s going to struggle? What will be the next big disruptive innovation?

These and many more questions will all be addressed at the Future of Finance Seminar 2017, to be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 30 Euston Square, London.

The audience will be made up largely of CFOs, CEOs, non-executive directors, investors and entrepreneurs of all types. The invitation-only event is free to operators – to apply for a place please email hello@cgapeach.co.uk

The seminar is organised in partnership with Barclays, Barclaycard, Coffer Corporate Leisure, CPL, Fourth, RSM and Zonal.