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Caffè Nero hires new CEO to grow 600-strong UK business

High street coffee shop chain Caffè Nero has appointed a hospitality guru as its new CEO to spearhead its ambitious growth plans. Will Stratton-Morris joins Caffè Nero from SSE retail, where he was divisional CEO. He has previously been the CEO of the Intercontinental Hotel Group for UK and Ireland and has more than 25 years’ experience

Catering firm shatters the glass ceiling with senior management appointment

Kitchen ventilation manufacturer Mansfield Pollard has bolstered equality in its senior management team with an even split between male and female employees for the first time in its 150-year history. Lou Frankland’s appointment as sales director means that 50% of director positions at the supplier are now held by women. While Mansfield Pollard has achieved

Tricon recruits project director to boost foodservice management consultancy team

Tricon has bolstered its management consultancy team with the appointment of an experienced project director.  Adrian Bayly, who joins the team following 17 years in the industry, will support Tricon’s UK and Middle East operations. Following his degree in hospitality business, Bayly started in an operational role for a leading food retail service before moving on to join

Hobart alumni joins Serviceline as service director

Professional kitchen and refrigeration maintenance provider Serviceline has announced the appointment of a new service director following Duncan Grocott’s promotion to managing director. Andy Clarke has joined the company as service director with extensive experience within the foodservice industry having previously held various operational roles at Hobart, most recently as operations director. The appointment comes during

Falcon tweaks sales team as it seeks orders for cooking equipment from national chains

Falcon Foodservice Equipment has promoted Kevin Veitch as its new head of national accounts, tasking him with driving up adoption of its cooking suites among chain restaurants.  Veitch has been with Falcon for almost 10 years, most recently as business development manager, having joined the company after several years working in the foodservice industry. “Kevin’s track record

Tim Allen named executive director of F&B at burgeoning property group

Celebrated chef and Great British Menu contender Tim Allen has been appointed executive director of food and beverage at Select Property Group as the group readies for expansion. The announcement comes as the company elevates its focus on the food and beverage industry with the group looking to open its first joint venture restaurant with Allen

Linda Lewis Kitchens looks to bring more ovens to market with new appointment

Oldham-based supplier, Linda Lewis Kitchens, has announced the appointment of Jenna Lewis in her new role as the company’s commercial director. Lewis (centre) joined the team as business development manager in summer 2016, having previously worked in management positions at international companies in the retail sector. Since joining LLK, she has brought a wealth of

New operations chief netted to help guide pub chain expansion

Pub chain Darwin & Wallace has appointed a new operations director to further support the growth of its business and prepare for continued developments. Polly Barnes (pictured) will help the chain develop as it approaches its fifth location opening in four years in Battersea Power Station’s Circus West Village. This follows a strong year of like for like