Human Resources

German Doner Kebab appoints Sofia Dimen as new UK managing director

She replaces Daniel Bunce who was recently promoted by GDK as its international global chief operating officer.

German Doner Kebab appoints Sofia Dimen as new UK managing director

She replaces Daniel Bunce who was recently promoted by GDK as its international global chief operating officer.

Domino’s names Kirsty Pitcher as people director

Pitcher joins the pizza chain from Boots where she has been HR Director, Retail and Operations, across the UK and Ireland since 2018.

Fridays names Julie McEwan as chief operating officer

McEwan held leadership roles in Whitbread and Las Iguanas.

Prezzo launches rewards scheme for employees

The scheme sees employees being given free membership to Epoints, allowing them to earn cash back on purchases.

Fridays targets apprentices as it launches refreshed scheme

Every apprentice will have access to an online learning platform that includes a tailored learning plan, e-learning resources and a ‘skills radar’ to...

Virtual Hero makes two senior appointments to drive Sides growth 

Sides is available to order across London and the UAE with 200 sites set to open globally by the end of 2022.

Papa John’s promotes Anne Fischer to chief marketing and digital officer

She joined Papa John’s in 2015 as senior director for digital marketing and most recently served as senior vice president for customer experience.

Domino's Pizza Group non-executive vice chairman Colin Halpern to step down

He intends to focus on his other business interests in the United States.

Domino’s to create 650 new jobs in Ireland

It also has to open an additional 10 stores over the next two years.

Hero Brands promotes Jon Cullen to chief development and recruitment officer

Cullen is promoted to the role from his current position at German Doner Kebab where he is currently the group’s franchise recruitment and development...

Wasabi founder Dong Hyun Kim to step away from executive role

Over the last year, he brought South Korean fried chicken brand Pelicana​​ and Japanese udon concept Kineya​​.

The Restaurant Group names Ken Hanna as new chairman

Hanna will take up the role from January 1.

Domino’s Pizza planning to hire 8,000 delivery drivers in UK and Ireland

This marks the second hiring spree of the year for the company.

Prezzo, Itsu announce pay rises amidst recruitment crisis

The sector is refining their approaches to staff retention.

Costa Coffee gives 5% pay rise to 14,500 staff

The coffee chain is also recruiting 2,000 more workers.

Itsu appoints Neil Miller as new chief customer officer

The newly created role sees Miller lead the development and strategy of the brand’s customer proposition, marketing, digital transformation and...

Wagamama warns of price hikes as it faces recruitment struggles

CEO Thomas Heier also revealed plans to expand the 147-strong UK chain.