Star Pubs & Bars appoints new Central Operations Director


Caren Geering has been appointed Central Operations Director of Star Pubs & Bars taking over from Neil Convery who becomes north trading director within Heineken’s on-trade business.

In her new position Geering will be responsible for overseeing the company’s operational support functions including recruitment, training and marketing.

Prior to taking on the new role, Geering was a Regional Operations Director for Star Pubs & Bars. She has been in the industry for 27 years working for different pub companies in Leased and Tenanted and Managed Operations sectors. Geering is also an inclusion and diversity ambassador, mental health champion and mentor within Heineken UK, a role that she will continue.

Managing Director of Star Pubs & Bars, Lawson Mountstevens, said,“We’re delighted to have Caren on the leadership team and in such a pivotal position within the business.

“She has been a fantastic regional operations director and contributed heavily to our Organisational Effectiveness journey over the last year. Her appointment will see her build on the great work and momentum already in place. It brings the Leadership Team’s female representation to 40%.”

Caren Geering said. “I am excited about stepping up to my new role. I am also looking forward to using the experience gained in my other positions and to leading and supporting the Central Operations Teams to deliver the overall operational plan for the business.”

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Tags: Caren Geering, Heineken UK, Neil Convery, Star Pubs & Bars