Joe Steele has become the new chief executive of reservation software provider Livebookings, as former CEO Colin Tenwick stepped down and moved into a non-executive role as chairman of the board.
Tenwick joined the group in November 2010 and helped the company hit revenues of £8.9m in 2012, an increase of 30% year-on-year.
Steele has been promoted to his new role, and Guy Halfhead has become chief operating office.
The leadership changes comes at the end of a year that has seen Livebookings strike several new deals. In the first quarter of 2013, the company announced a multi-year European deal with Michelin, who, after investing £6m in the company in March this year now use Livebookings technology on all Michelin restaurant websites.
This deal was followed in the second quarter of the year by a partnership with Relais & Châteaux, which made the Livebookings electronic reservations system available to more than 700 hotels and restaurants around the world.