JD Wetherspoon

Nationality
British

CEO
John Hutson

Sector / Main Business Area
JD Wetherspoon is a pub company that operates nearly 900 pubs and over 55 hotels. It is known for converting unusual premises into pubs and is one of the fastest growing companies in the UK.

Listed / Private
Listed

Competitors
Greene King, Mitchells & Butlers, Marston’s

Fun fact(s)/Brand(s)
The company was founded in 1979 by Tim Martin, who is now the chairman. He’s a colourful character and vocal Brexiteer. When you think of ‘Spoons, you think of Tim Martin

Last reviewed/edited
4th Oct 2020 PW