Adam Elliott as joined Concerto Group as its CEO, replacing Sam Gill, who will continue in the business as a non-executive director.

Elliott spent the last 18 months as COO of the One Group EMEA, following senior leadership roles at Lindley Catering/Centerplate and Elior UK.

His appointment comes as Concerto gears itself for further growth in 2017.

“We feel that Adam is richly qualified and equipped to fulfill that role and to take the group forward as we plan for the next phase of the company’s growth,” said Concerto chairman David Gilbertson. “We are delighted that Sam Gill will continue to deliver his expertise and experience to the group at board level.”

Elliott commented: “Concerto has one of the best reputations in the industry and I look forward to building on the solid foundations already in place and taking the Group on a journey of growth, both in new and exciting opportunities.”

He will begin his tenure as CEO this month.