Pret A Manger hires former Green & Blacks marketer as marketing chief

Pret A Manger has appointed former Green & Blacks marketer Mark Palmer as its new marketing director.

Pret A Manger: appoints Mark Palmer as marketing director.
Pret A Manger: appoints Mark Palmer as marketing director.

Palmer takes on the role previously held on an interim basis by Mark McCulloch, the former vice-president of marketing for We7, the music-streaming service.

It is unclear what the appointment means for McCulloch.

Palmer was working with Pret a Manager as a consultant and previously worked as marketing director at the premium chocolate brand, Green & Blacks.

He left his role at Green & Blacks in 2008, but stayed on as non-executive director.

Palmer has also held roles at a number of food and drinks companies, including Union Hand Roasted Coffee, Valeo Foods and apple juice brand Cawston.