Andy Harrison is the chief executive of Whitbread plc.
Harrison has business experience as the managing director of Courtaulds International Fabrics and finance director of Courtaulds Textiles plc and a non-executive directorship at British media company Emap plc, where he was chairman of the audit committee.
In 2014, as a result of cashing in £2.6 million of his shares in the company, Harrisons wage rose 84 percent from £3.4 million to £6.4 million.
Support for the Conservative Party
Letter to the Telegraph
On 1 April 2015 Harrison 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.
- Whitbread Andy Harrison, accessed 2 April 2015.
- Sean Farrell Whitbread chief's pay package soars by 85% to almost £6.4m Guardian, 9 May 2014, accessed 2 April 2015.
- Robert Winnett and Andrew Porter General Election 2010: 30 more business leaders back Tories on National Insurance Telegraph, 7 April 2010, accessed 8 April 2015.
- Peter Dominiczak, 100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery, Telegraph, 2 April 2015.