The owners of steak restaurants Goodman, Beast and Zelman Meats have appointed Alex D'Aguiar as managing director to lead the group.
Alex D'Aguiar joined Global Craftsmen Group in April 2019 as operations director and has been promoted to the new role, which will see him oversee a strategic plan that includes investment in the current estate as well as an expansion pipeline in London and internationally.
He previously oversaw operations at Eclectic Bar Group, Incipio Group and Gordon Ramsay Restaurants.
Group chief executive Misha Zelman said: "We are looking forward to the next chapter of our journey and have some exciting plans ahead. I am delighted to appoint Alex in his new role, who has been a great addition to the team. We look forward to the future."