Sodexo Prestige, Sodexo's corporate dining, hospitality and events division, has appointed Alex Beaumont to the role of head of events.
Beaumont joined the business in 2006 as catering development manager. He is now responsible for Sodexo Prestige’s event business, which includes RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Royal Ascot and The Open Golf Championship.
He is involved in everything from staff recruitment and training, risk assessment and site management to menu tasting and the look and feel of catering offers and hospitality packages.
Chris John, managing director of Sodexo Prestige and Corporate Services, UK and Ireland, said: "Alex is a fantastic operator with a real passion and flair for food, and he knows how to get the best from his team. I am extremely pleased to announce his appointment and am confident that he will make an outstanding contribution to the business."
Beaumont added: "I am delighted to have been appointed to this role. It’s inspiring to engage with so many different venues, locations, offers and types of customers. My goal is to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations, and to be innovative and creative in everything we do."