Andrew Coppel is the CEO of hotel and leisure chain De Vere Group.
In 1986 Coppel was appointed CFO of jewellers the Ratners Group (now the Signet Group); in 1993 he was appointed CEO of the Queens Moat Houses (now QMH Limited and owned by Goldman Sachs); from 2001 to 2007 he was appointed the non-executive chairman of Tourism Ireland; and Coppel combined this role with being the CEO of the Jockey Club Racecourses.
From 2008 to 2009 he was the chairman and CEO of baking group McCambridge Group; from 2008 to 2011 the non-executive chairman of Premiership rugby club London Irish RFC; and from 2009 to 2011 he was an independent director of housebuilding company Crest Nicholson.
Letter to the Telegraph
On 1 April 2015 Coppel was one of 103 business leaders who wrote to the Telegraph praising the British Conservative Party's economic policies and claiming a Labour government would 'threaten jobs and deter investment' in the UK.
- Linkedin Andrew Coppel, accessed 2 April 2015.
- Peter Dominiczak, 100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery, Telegraph, 2 April 2015.