Foodservice solutions supplier En Route International has named Gwendal Hamon as its new head of food.
Hamon will be responsible for all food innovation within the business, focusing on the company's main product categories: cheese, bakery, snack boxes and handheld snacks.
A trained chef, Hamon has also worked at a number of top London hotels, including Claridge's, Jumeirah Carlton Tower and the Queensberry, He joined British Airways as cabin crew, gaining extensive passenger-facing experience in air travel hospitality, before taking on a number of food development and marketing roles with the airline.
Hamon, who will report into Hamish Cook, executive director at En Route, commented: "I look forward to bringing both my food and hospitality background to En Route. The company is known for its relentless pursuit of innovation and I am delighted to be able to drive this forward as we continue on our journey."
Cook added: "As we continue to fast track our global growth, having an industry expert like Gwendal on our team allows us to further focus on creative and agile food solutions for our global clients. We're delighted to have him on-board."