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Hollywood Bowl Group plc
21 October 2021

21 October 2021

Hollywood Bowl Group plc

("Hollywood Bowl" or the "Company")


Directorate Change



Hollywood Bowl, the UK's largest ten-pin bowling operator, is pleased to announce that the Company's Chief People Officer, Melanie Dickinson, has been appointed as an Executive Director of the Company with effect from 21 October 2021.


Melanie joined the Group as Talent Director in October 2012, and has over 20 years of HR experience across the leisure and hospitality sectors. Starting her career in retail operations before moving into HR, Melanie has held senior HR roles at Pizza Express, Holmes Place Health Clubs, Pizza Hut UK and Zizzi Restaurants.


Peter Boddy, Chairman of the Board, commented: We are delighted to announce Mel's appointment to the Board, which is a reflection of the importance we place on the team that make up Hollywood Bowl and who underpin our future success. Mel has been an outstanding member of the team and I am confident that having her on the Board will encourage further diversity of thought and approach.


There is no further information to be disclosed under paragraph 9.6.13R of the Listing Rules.




Hollywood Bowl Group

Steve Burns, Chief Executive

Laurence Keen, Chief Financial Officer

Mat Hart, Chief Marketing and Technology Officer  

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Notes to Editors:

Hollywood Bowl Group is the UK's largest ten-pin bowling operator, with a high-quality portfolio of 64 centres operating across the UK under the Hollywood Bowl, AMF and Puttstars (mini golf) brands. The Group specialises in operating large, high quality bowling centres, predominantly located in out of-town multi-use leisure parks (typically co-located with cinema and casual dining sites) and large retail parks. The centres are designed to offer a complete family entertainment experience with each centre offering bowling lanes, on-site dining, licensed bars, and state-of-the-art family games arcades.

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