David Friesner takes on South Yorkshire CEO role

Welcome to Yorkshire has appointed David Friesner as South Yorkshire chief executive.

South Yorkshire chief executive David Friesner
South Yorkshire chief executive David Friesner

Friesner was previously director of tourism at Leicestershire tourism body Leicester Shire Promotions.

He has also worked for a number of properties including several Thistle hotels, Gleneagles and the Chester Grosvenor and Spa Hotel.

Welcome to Yorkshire chief executive Gary Verity said: "Having spent almost 20 years in general management of quality four-star branded hotels, David knows what works from the ground up.  In addition, he has worked extensively in destination marketing and strategic tourism development. This places him in a strong position for driving South Yorkshire forward as a major destination."

 

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