Speed hires Cat Jennings to lead its food and hospitality division

Speed Communications has appointed Cat Jennings as director of its food and hospitality division, following its acquisition of foodservice specialist agency The Splash Partnership last summer.

Cat Jennings

Jennings will be responsible for evolving Speed’s foodservice and hospitality offering, creating new initiatives and partnering with brands.

She has held senior roles at Golley Slater, Ketchum and Cohn & Wolfe, and worked with brands including Apple, Hilton and P&G Professional. She has also consulted and partnered with tourism boards, chefs, pubs, restaurant chains and industry bodies such as The British Hospitality Association.

Kelly Pepworth, managing director at Speed, said: “We brought Cat on board as she has an exciting vision and impressive track record. She has a highly influential, creative and commercial background in strategic planning and creative communications.”

By Solomon Radley

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