Murray Hennessy is the newly appointed non-executive chairman at American restaurant chain TGI Fridays.
Before taking up his roll with the chain, Hennessy was the chief executive of thetrainline.com. He also launched the website for highstreet retail brand John Lewis, winning awards for his role working on the site before becoming the retailer's commercial director.
He said: "TGI Fridays is a highly recognised and respected brand offering a unique restaurant experience in the growing casual dining sector. It is a great candidate for growth given its wide demographic appeal and sector-leading management team."