Contract caterer WSH, the parent company of BaxterStorey and Benugo, has appointed Andy Milner as procurement and supply chain director.
Reporting to chief financial officer Marc Bradley, Milner will be responsible for the company's multi-million pound supplier portfolio and an eight-strong team.
He joins with 11 years of purchasing experience in retail, e-commerce and business services. His most recent role was head of group supply chain at Gondola Group, owner of high street restaurants PizzaExpress, Zizzi and Ask. Prior to that, he was logistics manager for Pret a Manger.
Alastair Storey, chief executive of WSH, which also counts Holroyd Howe, Caterlink and Portico among its portfolio of businesses, said: "At the heart of WSH is our dedication to sourcing local, seasonal produce to provide our chefs with the highest quality fresh ingredients. Sustainable procurement and the long-standing relationships that we have with our suppliers are vital to achieving this.
"Andy's expertise in driving efficiencies within the supply chain will be incredibly valuable as we continue to grow the business and I am delighted to have him on board."
By Janie Manzoori-Stamford
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