September 17, 2021

Glasgow West Brewery founder Petra Witzel resigns after 13 years

The founder of a famous Glasgow brewery has resigned from the company’s daily operations.

West Brewery’s Petra Witzel will hand over the reins to the company’s sales director Matt Monroe from Wednesday. He will oversee WEST’s strategic, operational, sales and marketing operations.

Ms. Weitzl has been running the business for the past 13 years. He said: “After 13 years under the leadership of WEST, I have decided to run the beer hall and brewery business on a daily basis to allow me to devote more time to both core WEST business related and unconnected projects. Coins.

“I will maintain my shareholding in the business and continue to support the team in a consulting capacity. I have long been interested in angel investing, helping women in business and ensuring youth. Scotland Reaching their potential will give me time to put my energy closer to my heart for these reasons.

The West, like many businesses in the hospitality industry, has been hit hard by lockdown restrictions over the past 15 months. However, its dedicated and business team has ensured that the brewery and hospitality company adapts quickly to the weekly changes in restrictions and as a result the business is in a strong financial and operational position.

The bar was founded by Ms. Witzel when she was not impressed with the beer and had to visit Glasgow. The green opened in the former Templeton carpet factory building near West Glasgow Green.

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