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Mitchell Tonks takes over as FishWorks chief exec

29 March 2006
Mitchell Tonks takes over as FishWorks chief exec

TV chef and restaurateur Mitchell Tonks has taken over from Roy Morris as chief executive at fast-growing restaurant chain and fishmongers FishWorks.

Tonks, the former executive director and founder of FishWorks, will now be involved in the day-to-day running of the business. Morris assumes the role of executive chairman and will be in charge of FishWorks' development strategies.

The company re-shuffle follows the recent appointment of Ratnesh Bagdai as finance director.

These changes, which take effect immediately, are a result of the company's growth since its launch in 1994. Now it has 10 restaurants, a fish distribution business and a home delivery service.

Morris said: "We see these changes as a natural evolution in the FishWorks' story."

By Ximena Holliday

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