Gather & Gather, the catering brand of facilities management firm Mitie, has appointed Stephen McDade as its new sales director in Scotland.
McDade joins from Centerplate (formerly the Lindley Group), where he worked since 2010, most recently as group operations director for the UK business.
His 16 years' experience in the hospitality industry includes working in fine dining and boutique hotels, as well as major sporting events and venues such as Murrayfield Stadium, Rangers FC, Hampden Pak and Scotland's National Stadium.
Commenting on the appointment, Gather & Gather managing director Allister Richards said: "With £20m worth of new business gained in the last year and more to be announced, Gather & Gather has real momentum now and Stephen is joining us at a really exciting time.
"We have real ambition to grow the business, building on our existing Scottish portfolio of contracts and strong regional food provenance."