Human Resources

Pizza Express hiring 1,000 workers as restaurants start reopening

The chain reopened 118 of its restaurants on 12 April.

200 Degrees Coffee appoints Will Kenney as new commercial director

He is tasked with managing and driving all commercial aspects of the business.

Popeyes appoints Tom Crowley as UK chief executive

He brings more than 20 years’ experience leading UK pub, casual dining and QSR brands.

Wagamama chief Emma Woods to step down

Thomas Heier will assume the CEO position by 1 June.

KFC U.S. marketing chief Andrea Zahumensky steps down

She is credited with elevating the brand with leading marketing activations.

Wasabi names Kate Lucas as first managing director for grocery division

The move comes as its products in Sainsbury’s stores see a 96% surge in value sales to £14.7 million year-on-year.

Costa Coffee seeks sustainability lead

This follows the departure of Oliver Rosevear from his environment head role.

Honest Burgers names Frank Hayes as its first CEO

The chain looks to execute our highly ambitious plans over the coming years with an expanded leadership team.

YO! names Xenia Walters as group chief financial officer

The company named a new chairman earlier this month.

YO! names John Walden as new chairman

Eric Nicoli will step down to pursue other interests.

Brian Caulfield, Andy McCue join Camile Thai Kitchen board

Further hires are planned for the first quarter of 2021.

KFC eyes 5,400 more jobs by end-2020

Some of the jobs will be funded by the government’s Kickstart scheme.

Domino's to create 5,000 new jobs

It also confirmed its commitment to the government’s Kickstart scheme.

Costa Coffee says up to 1,650 roles at risk of being cut as it feels COVID-19 hit

The firm is consulting with staff to try to find roles in other parts of the business for those facing redundancy.