The Newt in Somerset has announced Edward Workman will be joining the property as chief executive from 11 December.
Workman will join the estate in Bruton, which includes the 23-bedroom hotel which opened in August, overseen by general manager Andrew Foulkes, as well as extensive gardens, woodland and farmland. The estate is owned by Koos Bekker and Karen Roos.
Workman previously held roles including chief executive of Highlands Hospitality and chief development officer of Artfarm, both hospitality companies belonging to Iwan and Manuela Wirth, where he oversaw projects including the Fife Arms hotel in Braemar, Aberdeenshire, and the Roth Bar & Grill, also in Bruton.
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