The Deltic Group has appointed Darryn Valerio as regional director for the south east.
Valerio will be responsible for nine late night clubs and bars in the south east, covering Canterbury, Brighton, Dartford, Crawley, Kingston, Eastbourne, Guildford and Ashford.
He joins from GC Restaurants and Bars, where he had been operations manager since 2016. Prior to this he spent a number of years at Novus Leisure in various roles, including operations manager for the group, and general manager of its flagship Tiger Tiger venue in London.
Chief executive Peter Marks said, “I am delighted to welcome Darryn to the team; he brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge of the industry.
'For us, it’s always been about giving our customer a fun, safe night out and I have every confidence that Darryn will continue to deliver this for our 11m customers.
“Deltic has an excellent reputation in the market and I very much look forward to working with the team to continue to deliver for our customers and business.'