Jason Myers has been appointed chief executive of Busaba Eathai.
He will join the Thai restaurant group from the Jumeirah Group, where he was managing director of Jumeirah Restaurants, and general manager of Jumeirah restaurants and bars division.
Myers said: "I am extremely excited to be joining Busaba Eathai, to work with the excellent Busaba team, to continue the growth of these fantastic restaurants both in the UK and internationally."
Busaba Eathai chairman Stephen Gee added: "We are delighted to have Jason join our group to spearhead our development plans. His considerable experience and talent will ensure we continue our growth as the leading Thai restaurant company in the UK."