UK Independent problem gambling organisation Senet Group has appointed Sarah Hanratty as its new chief executive succeeding George Kidd who stepped down at the beginning of this month.
Hanratty currently serves as deputy chief executive and director of corporate affairs at the not-for-profit Portman Group, funded by eight member companies, and tasked in overseeing responsibility measures of alcoholic drinks producers in the UK.
Gillian Wilmot, Chairman of the Senet Group, said:
“Sarah brings a wealth of experience in effecting change across the alcohol sector and has done much to secure its sustainability as a category which adds positively to society and our national way of life.”
Hanratty was named as one of Cranfield School of Management’s 100 Women to Watch List 2017. Her career began in local government and she is a Member of the Company of Public Relations Practitioners, Women on Boards, PRCA and Chartered Institute of Public Relations (MCIPR).