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Bennett Hay leadership team (l-r) Alistair Day, Anthony Bennett, Zoë Watts and Robin Hay

Bennett Hay appoints business development director

Independently owned hospitality services business, Bennett Hay, has appointed Zoë Watts as Business Development Director.

Watts joins Bennett Hay with standout experience gained at some of the UK’s leading hospitality operators including Vacherin and Tate Catering, as well as heading up events and catering at The Natural History Museum. She also sits on the catering and hospitality special interest committee with the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management.

Bennett Hay has had a run of high-profile workplace contract wins and Watts’ role will be to further develop the company’s growth strategy focussed on workplaces, as well as diversifying into the conference and event sector. She takes a place on Bennett Hay’s leadership team which is responsible for driving commercial strategy, organisational culture and Bennett Hay’s environmental, social values and governance.

Speaking about her appointment, Watts said: “I’ve watched Bennett Hay develop for more than a decade and I’m delighted to join the organisation as it heads into the next chapter in its growth. The company has a reputation for encouraging creativity and entrepreneurialism and I’m delighted to bring my voice and experience and be part of such a driven, focussed and fun team.”

Anthony Bennett, founder of Bennett Hay added: “We are delighted to welcome Zoë to the team and look forward to learning from her vast experience. People are our biggest asset and Zoë brings huge gravitas as we consolidate our position as the go-to operator in the workplace and facilities sector.”   

Bennett Hay has built a notable portfolio of offices and estates where the company oversees facilities and guest experiences with clients including Landsec, Fremantle, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Here East and The Leadenhall Building.

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