Marston's has appointed Yo! Sushi chief executive Robin Rowland as a non-executive director.
The brewer and pub operator said that Rowland's appointment would take effect from 1 September 2010.
Rowland joined Yo! Sushi in 1999 and has steered the company from haing just three outlets in London to having 63 restaurants worldwide.
Prior to this role he held senior positions at City Centre Restaurants (1995-1999) and Scottish and Newcastle (1993-1995).
David Thompson, chairman of Marston's, said: "We are delighted to welcome Robin to Marston's. His extensive background and knowledge of the consumer sector will be an invaluable asset to the group going forward."
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