Richoux Group Plc
JONATHAN KAYEChief Executive
Jonathan was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Prezzo restaurant group. Prezzo was floated on AIM in 2002, with a market cap of £9.1 million. Jonathan grew Prezzo over a 13 year period to over 245 restaurants operating under the Prezzo (207 units) and Chimichanga (39 units) brands. Prezzo was sold in 2015 for £304 million to TPG Capital. Jonathan has a range of other business interests in property and leisure companies, and serves as a non-executive on the board of the Comptoir Libanais restaurant group.
MEHDI GASHIOperations Director
Gashi started working in restaurants in 2001 when he joined Prezzo plc. While at Prezzo he played a key role in operations and delivering the roll out of the Prezzo restaurant brand across the UK. Gashi was appointed as an Executive Director of Prezzo plc in 2012. Gashi left Prezzo in March 2016 following its sale to TPG Capital for £304m.
SALVATORE DILIBERTONon-Executive Director
Salvatore has a lifetime of experience in the catering industry. He was operations manager for City Hotels from 1972 to 1984 with responsibility for thirty restaurants. Salvatore joined City Centre Restaurants in 1984 as a director of The Black Angus Steak Houses Limited. He ran an independent restaurant from 1988 to 1993 as well as various franchises for the City Centre Group. He was managing director of ASK Restaurants Limited from 1994 to 2004.
THE HON. ROBERT RAYNENon-Executive Director
Chairman of LMS Capital plc an international investment company listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. LMS Capital plc is a substantial shareholder of the Company. He has expertise in a wide range of sectors,including real estate, media, consumer, technology and energy. The Hon. Rayne has been on the boards of a number of public companies both in the USA and the UK, including First Leisure Corporation and Crown Sports plc and is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Derwent London plc, a central London specialist property company. He is also a director of Weatherford International Ltd, ChyronCorporation, as well as a number of unlisted companies.
ANWER PIRACHACompany Secretary