SSP poaches WH Smith exec

 
Kasmira Jefford
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SSP CHIEF executive Kate Swann has poached one of her top former employees at high street retailer WH Smith to lead the travel concession group’s UK & Ireland business.

The private equity-owned group, which owns chains like Delice de France and also runs outlets for Marks & Spencer, said yesterday that Simon Smith, managing director of WH Smith’s travel division, will join the business in June.