London, 19 June 2020 - Vue International (‘Vue’), one of the world’s leading cinema operators, announced today a leadership transition across Italy and the UK.
- Toby Bradon, currently General Manager of Vue’s Italian business The Space Cinema (‘TSC’), will take on the role of Territory General Manager of Vue UK, Ireland and Denmark. Toby will report directly to Kevin Styles, Group Operating Managing Director;
- Francesco Grandinetti, currently Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and deputy Managing Director of TSC, will succeed Toby as General Manager of TSC in Italy;
- These appointments will enable Kevin Styles, Group Operating Managing Director, to focus full time on the leadership of each of the territories in which Vue operates.
Commenting on today’s appointments, Kevin Styles, Group Operating Managing Director said:
“I am delighted to be announcing two significant appointments for both Toby and Francesco. I am proud to be promoting talent from within the business, and both Toby and Francesco are great examples of our commitment to the growth of Vue International. “Under Toby’s leadership, Vue’s Italian business has gone through significant positive change and is in a good position for Francesco to continue to develop TSC and our sector- leading customer experience even further.
“I look forward to passing the reins to Toby and to working ever more closely with each of our country teams.”
The appointments take effect from 1 July 2020.
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Notes to Editor
Toby Bradon is currently Managing Director of The Space Cinema, Vue International’s Italian business, which operates 36 state-of-the-art cinemas with 362 screens in Italy. He has held the role since 2018.
Prior to this, Toby worked in Vue International’s Head office as Executive Director of Strategy & Business Improvement and before that, Innovations and Analytics Director for Vue UK & Ireland. Prior to joining Vue in 2009, Toby previously worked at management consultancies Kearney and McKinsey & Company.
Francesco is currently CFO and Deputy Managing Director of The Space Cinema. He has worked for TSC since the creation of the business in a number of senior finance and leadership roles and was a key player in the acquisition of TSC by Vue International in 2014. Francesco previously worked for Warner Village and has experience in corporate finance, M&A, business development and private equity.
About Vue International
Vue International is one of the world's leading cinema operators, managing the most respected brands in major European markets and Taiwan, spanning 10 countries, 228 sites and 1,997 screens. The group has leading positions in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, Italy, Poland, Lithuania and Taiwan. From its inception in May 2003 Vue International has grown organically and through strategic acquisition to deliver a premium out-of-home entertainment experience by combining the best content, with the best technology in the best environment.
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