National catering specialist, Catermasters, has announced the appointment of Paul Cooke to the role of operations manager, further strengthening its operational team in London.
Cooke, who has a craft-based background, joins the company from BaxterStorey where he held a similar role for almost four years. Prior to that, he worked for the Compass Group.
In his new role, Cooke will be responsible for retaining and developing the portfolio of Catermasters clients in London. He is the second operations manager to join Catermasters recently, following the appointment of Jayne Edwards.
Commenting on his new position, Cooke said:
“Joining Catermasters is a great opportunity to get back into the city, which I believe is at the heart of good food and innovation. My target is always to deliver fresh, honest food and I’m excited to be joining a like-minded team of people at Catermasters. People and food are so important to each other and I think that comes out in the quality of Catermasters’ service delivery.”
Catermasters joint managing director, Nigel Johnson, welcomed Cooke to Leamington-based business, he said:
“London is already a hugely valuable market for us but we want to increase our presence even further. “I believe Paul’s skills and experience in London will be extremely important – both in terms of reaching out to existing and new clients, as well as delivering innovative food that is the best in the sector.”