Sodexo UK & Ireland has appointed Chris Bray as CEO for sports & leisure to oversee Bateaux London and more than 45 venues and events.
His remit will include the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Ascot Racecourse, Henley Royal Regatta, the Open, Hampden Park, Everton FC, Newcastle United FC, Dundas Castle, Leeds Carnegie stadium and the Crystal.
Bray joined Sodexo nearly 10 years ago as retail director for Sodexo Defence and most recently held the role of divisional director for Sodexo Corporate Services.
Neil Murray, Sodexo UK & Ireland chairman, said: "I'm delighted to welcome Chris Bray to the regional leadership committee. Chris has been a fantastic ambassador for our global business over the last 10 years and I look forward to him bringing his skills and experience to our leadership team."
Bray added: "It's a great privilege to be leading this prestigious segment, delivering a world-class experience for clients and customers across a range of fantastic venues and events."
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