The award-winning Stonegate Pub Company has appointed Dave Just as Head of Purchasing.

Reporting into Suzanne Baker, Stonegate’s Commercial Director and responsible for a team of four, Just’s remit encompasses the purchasing of drink, utilities non-consumables and future food contract across the 573 strong estate. He joined the company at the beginning of September.

Speaking about his appointment, Dave said: “I’ve long admired Stonegate with its people-focussed culture, it’s quick decision making and planned growth strategy. I’ve joined the company at an exciting time with the recent acquisitions including the 13 Living Room sites. I look forward to making a successful and positive impact on the business.”