Prezzo, the Italian and Tex-Mex casual dining chain with operations across the UK and Ireland, has confirmed the appointment of Jon Hendry-Pickup to the role of chief executive officer, effective from the end of July.
Hendry-Pickup brings 20 years of retail and consumer experience to Prezzo, having most recently served as CEO at Travelodge Hotels and prior to that, as the operations director for Tesco PLC in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
He will play a significant role in leading and delivering on the company’s strategy; further developing its customer-focused initiatives and driving the company’s operational excellence, particularly in managing its growing portfolio of restaurants across the UK and Ireland.
Hendry-Pickup commented: “I am very pleased to be joining Prezzo at an exciting time in the company’s evolution. I look forward to working with the company’s talented management team as we continue to build distinctive brands and deliver the highest quality offer for our customers – all while ensuring that Prezzo remains a rewarding place to work.”