The Restaurant Group has appointed Paul May as a non-executive director (NED), joining the board on 3 July.
May has previous experience of managing private and public companies in the hospitality and retail sectors, including CEO of Patisserie Valerie Holdings since 2006 and NED at GRA Ltd.
His appointment comes as NED Sally Cowdry announces her retirement from 31 August.The group intends to recruit one further NED in due course.
“I am pleased to welcome Paul to the company,” says The Restaurant Group chairman Debbie Hewitt.
“As well as his strong sector credentials and his broad strategic and commercial insight, he brings a wealth of experience as a listed company director.
“I am sure that he will add considerable value to our Board and we look forward to working with him.
On behalf of the board, I would like to thank Sally for her valuable contribution during her tenure, and wish her all the best for the future.”