Alastair Stewart to interview Tim Hammond for Arena

Alastair Stewart to interview Tim Hammond for Arena

Elior chief executive Tim Hammond will be in the spotlight at the next Arena face-to-face event this September.

Hammond, who took over the helm of French contract caterer Elior's UK operation from Michael Audis in January, will be interviewed by ITV's news anchor, Alastair Stewart.

Stewart will ask Hammond about his diverse career path, which includes four previous general management roles at Barchester Healthcare, TGI Friday's, and two Unilever businesses - European Laundry Care and Lever Egypt.

Hammond is also expected to discuss his philosophy for business and his plans for Elior UK.

The event will take place at London's Dorchester hotel on 23 September.

To book a place at the event and for further details, call Lorraine Wood on 020 3087 2378, e-mail at or visit

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