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Graham Ford appointed commercial director of Carluccio's

01 November 2018 by
Graham Ford appointed commercial director of Carluccio's

Carluccio's has announced the appointment of Graham Ford as commercial director.

Ford takes on the position from 5 November as the casual dining brand looks to implement a £10m investment programme that will see its estate refurbished alongside product development and improvements to guest experience.

The programme was agreed with majority shareholder the Landmark Group as part of a Company Voluntary Agreement that saw Carluccio's exit 30 loss-making sites earlier this year.

Ford joins the company from Bill's, where he was chief operating officer, prior to which he was managing director of Jackson + Rye.

Mark Jones, CEO of Carluccio's said: "I'm delighted to secure someone of Graham's experience for our business at this vital time. His strong industry knowledge and insight will be hugely valuable as we embark on a programme that will revitalise the brand and provide a solid platform for the future."

Ford added: "I am incredibly excited to be joining Carluccio's at this time of reinvestment and new thinking. I am looking forward to working with Mark and the senior management team to reaffirm Carluccio's credentials as one of the country's leading Italian casual dining brands."

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