Collyer joins Vapiano to support European growth

Vapiano has hired Richard Collyer as its new head of development (Europe) to support the company’s target to double its European restaurant network by 2020.

Collyer’s initial focus will be building a pipeline in the UK and Netherlands.

Prior to running his own consultancy business, he was senior director at Abercrombie & Fitch and responsible for their expansion plans in both Europe & GCC countries.

Vapiano are looking for similar locations with high profile sites in key regional cities as well as London and shopping centres being the targets.

The Italian restaurant‘s fourth London site is set to open in early 2018 and key sites have already secured in both Glasgow and Edinburgh, both launching late 2017.Vapiano currently counts over 185 restaurants in more than 30 countries on five continents.

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