Foodservice firm Servest Catering, part of the Servest Group, has appointed Alistair Mort as its new business development manager in the south.
Mort will be responsible for helping to grow the Servest Catering brand in London and the South East following a number of big contract wins.
Before joining Servest, Mort worked at the Compass Group in operations. He was responsible for some of London's most iconic locations including the BT Tower, and he led the VIP catering at Prince Harry's Invictus Games.
He also worked as a director at Close Brothers Investments for eight years, with responsibility for a managed portfolio of food and hospitality investments. Previously he spent 12 years working at Whitbread where he led the acquisition of new businesses. He also has an MBA.
Mort said: "I am looking forward to the challenge of expanding the Servest Catering brand into London and the South East. In particular I am really excited to showcase the incredible food we can offer through our great teams in what we know is a highly competitive marketplace. This is an exciting time for the company and I am delighted to be working with such a dynamic and enthusiastic team."
He is married with three children and currently lives in St Albans. In his spare time he is a Rugby Union referee.