Former Paddy Power chief to head Restaurant Group

McCue's appointment lifts shares at Frankie & Benny's owner

12th August, 2016
Andy McCue will take over at Restaurant Group

Shares in Restaurant Group rose by more than 13 per cent in London this morning after it named a former head of bookmaker Paddy Power as its new chief executive.

Breithaupt will leave immediately, only two years after being appointed to the top job, with McCue starting on September 19.

After more than a decade of consistent revenue and earnings growth, Restaurant Group is stumbling amid increased competition from rival casual dining chains and a drop in...

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