Foodservice company Bartlett Mitchell has appointed Simon Houston as business development director.
A former Acorn Scholar and Acorn Award winner, Houston joins Bartlett Mitchell from his position as operations manager in the City of London at foodservice firm BaxterStorey. He will help Bartlett Mitchell develop solutions for new and existing City clients.
Lin Dickens, sales & marketing director for Bartlett Mitchell, said: "Simon has an impressive track record. His knowledge of contract catering, in particular the City region, focus and tenacity give him an excellent grounding for developing our business in the City."
Houston added: "Combining my love of great food and service with developing workable solutions for clients is my perfect job and I'm very excited by the possibilities that this new role offers me."
Founded by Ian Mitchell and Wendy Bartlett in 2000, Bartlett Mitchell manages catering contracts across varied industries including media companies, technology agencies and pharmaceutical firms.
It was awarded a two-star Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) rating in October this year, and three stars for its service at the Ofgem London headquarters.