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Time Out Group’s Management Team

Find out more about Time Out Group's Management and Leadership teams below

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Chris Ohlund - Time Out Group CEO
Chris Ohlund

Chris Ohlund - Time Out Group CEO

Chris Ohlund joined Time Out Group in July 2021 as Executive Vice Chairman, and was appointed CEO in October 2021. Chris has over 25 years of leadership experience in international digital businesses ranging from leading media brands, consumer platforms and film production. He has served on various boards including as Chairman of then-publicly listed Ricardo (part of Tradus) – which was eventually sold to Naspers for $1.9 billion. Mr Ohlund served as Non-Executive Director at Oscar-winning Condor Films in Switzerland, London-based internet start-up Shutl.com (until its sale to eBay), Facile and Casa in Italy and currently serves on the board of the UK’s leading PropTech, Residently.


As CEO of Germany’s leading online comparison portal Verivox, his innovative transformation leadership quadrupled annual revenue and increased enterprise value sixfold to over €500 million during his tenure of six years. Previously he turned around the digital business unit of “Blick”, a daily Swiss newspaper, to become the number one digital news portal in Switzerland, including developing number one apps in news, sports and entertainment. Prior he served as CEO of logistics firm DPD with annual revenues in excess of €1 billion and a workforce of 11,000 strong.

Neil Wood MBE - Interim CFO, Time Out Group
Neil Wood

Neil Wood MBE - Interim CFO, Time Out Group

Neil Wood joined Time Out Group as interim CFO in November 2020. Neil is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants with over 30 years’ experience advising boards across a variety of industries. Neil began his career with Arthur Andersen as an auditor, becoming an audit partner in 2000. Neil spent 17 years as an audit partner and then management consulting partner in Deloitte LLP serving clients across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and the United States, retiring from Deloitte in 2017. Further to this, from 2007 to 2013 Neil was CFO for and Executive Board Member of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (“LOCOG”) having previously led on securing the Olympics for London, where his achievement was recognised and awarded an MBE. More recently, Neil led on Heathrow's multi billion pound expansion programme. Neil sits as a non executive director on a number of boards including the advisory board for the Dubai EXPO.

Didier Souillat - CEO of Time Out Market
Didier Souillat

Didier Souillat - CEO of Time Out Market

Didier Souillat joined Time Out Market as CEO in February 2016 to lead the global expansion of Time Out Market. He has considerable experience in both the retail and hospitality world. Prior to joining Time Out Market, he served as Executive Vice President for the internationally renowned Hakkasan brand, overseeing the company’s global restaurant portfolio. Previously, Didier held senior management positions in some of the U.K.’s top high-end retail brands, including Selfridges and Harrods, where he was Director of Food Halls & Restaurants. He also served as Director Food & Restaurants at McArthur Glen and as Managing Director at Daylesford Organic. After graduating in Hospitality, Food & Beverage from the Ecole Lausanne Hotel Management School in Switzerland, he started his career in the hotel industry, working in cities around in the world such as Dakar, Hong Kong, Nagoya, Bahrain and Singapore.

Stacy Bettman - President, North America & UK, Time Out Media
Stacy Bettman

Stacy Bettman - President, North America & UK, Time Out Media

Stacy Bettman joined Time Out Group in March 2018 as Managing Director Sales North America before taking on the role of President, Americas, and most recently President, North America & UK. In this role, Stacy has a focus on driving revenue and growth in the Media division, leading the commercial and content teams in North America and the UK.


With 25 years of media experience across multiple disciplines in digital sales and marketing, Stacy has held Publisher positions at Hearst and Associated Publisher titles at Condé Nast on beauty, fashion and health brands. She has led award-winning teams at Allure, Marie Claire and Seventeen. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from New York University.

Tim Webb - Managing Director, Europe, APAC and Franchise
Tim Webb

Tim Webb - Managing Director, Europe, APAC and Franchise

Tim Webb joined Time Out Group in 2014 to develop and expand the franchise proposition and the active franchise city network. Following the takeover of the franchise businesses in Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore, Tim was responsible for the Time Out business in APAC, focusing on business transformation and brand development. In his role as MD, Europe, APAC and Franchise, Tim leads the business in these regions, including the commercial and content teams, as well as managing and growing the franchise network. 

Previous roles include International Digital Director for Dennis Publishing focusing on expansion in the Americas and South-East Asia, Group Publishing Director (Business Technology Portfolio) at Incisive Media and Product Marketing Manager at Adobe. Tim has a Bachelor's Degree in Politics and Asian Studies from De Montfort University, Leicester.

Andy Jones - Chief People Officer, Time Out Group
Andy Jones

Andy Jones - Chief People Officer, Time Out Group

Andy Jones joined Time Out Group in March 2022 in the newly created role of Chief People Officer. Leading the people agenda across the whole of Time Out Group, Andy is responsible for all elements of HR globally, developing initiatives to engage, recruit and retain the best people.

With over 20 years of diverse HR and commercial experience, spanning multiple geographies and cultures, Andy drives leaders to develop the mind-set, energy and capability to deliver organisation change.

After starting his career in sales and marketing, Andy spent over 14 years at Diageo in a number of talent, organisation effectiveness, business transformation and global and local HR director roles across the UK, Europe, Asia and the Americas. Following this, Andy joined TCC Global - a medium-sized retail loyalty marketing organisation - in numerous roles, ending up as the Global HR Director and a member of the executive committee.

Anne Crompton - General Counsel and Company Secretary, Time Out Group
Anne Crompton

Anne Crompton - General Counsel and Company Secretary, Time Out Group

Anne Crompton joined Time Out Group as General Counsel and Company Secretary in January 2018, based in London. She heads the global legal function, working across commercial and corporate projects and helping to manage risks to the Group. 

Anne qualified as a solicitor at a media specialist law firm in 2006, working for several years for music and media clients. Anne then became Head of Legal at the media and entertainment company Global, the largest commercial radio group in Europe. Prior to joining Time Out Group, Anne was Group Director, Legal & Business Affairs & Company Secretary at global book publishing company The Quarto Group Inc., listed on London's Stock Exchange (Main Market). 

Anne has a political sciences degree from Cambridge University (King's College) and her law degree is from University of Westminster and Inns of Court School of Law).

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