The team have, in aggregate, over 40 years experience across the UK market.


Executive Members

Barry Hunter - Chief Executive Officer

Barry joined The Sports & Leisure Group as CEO in January 2003. Barry is a business graduate from Aston University. He has held brand Management roles with British Airways and HJ Heinz, and spent 9 years with International sports brand Adidas and later became the Managing Director for Adidas Benelux and Adidas UK and Ireland.


Nigel Maglione - Company Secretary & Chief Financial Officer

Nigel is a qualified A.C.M.A (1982) and a graduate in Business Law. He joined Whitbread as a graduate trainee in 1979 and held a number of Financial Management positions within the group, including Financial Controller (Whitbread Hotels Division), Finance & Commercial Director (Whitbread Pizza Hut - Europe) and Systems Director (Whitbread Inns). Nigel joined The Sports & Leisure Group in 2000 as the Company Secretary & CFO.


Non-Executive Members

Marian Holmes - Non Executive

Marian joined the CSSC in 1997 as Chief Executive on secondment from the Inland Revenue. A graduate in Mathematics from Hull University she trained as an Inspector of Taxes and has spent most of her career combining technical tax work with management of local offices.


Ray Haskell - Non Executive

Following several years in land surveying and a short period with the Civil Service, Ray joined CSSC in September 1982. In May 1985, Ray was promoted to Estate Manager. In the late 1990s he was the prime instigator of The Sports & Leisure Group joint-venture.


Richard Simpson - Chairman


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