Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme – Said Business School – University of Oxford Diploma in Public Relations and Franchise Management
Appointed January 2021
Val is a highly experienced strategist and leader with extensive experience in the restaurant sector. She served as marketing director of Edgars, senior vice president of multinational food company, Rich Products Corporation, and managing director of Tequila Advertising. Val joined Famous Brands in 1999 as marketing director of Debonairs Pizza and later served as managing executive of Wimpy (then 506 restaurants) and Steers (then 492 restaurants) before her appointment as head of the quick-service restaurant brands. Val ran her own consultancy for the last eight years, specialising in business strategy and planning, before joining the group.