Rowlands has 34 years of experience in the catering and food industry. He began his career as a chef in the Royal Navy and then moved on to management positions in the restaurant, bar and foodservice sector. He expanded the Individual Restaurant Company's Piccolino and Bar & Grill brands from four to 33 sites and was a food development manager for Mitchells & Butlers and Greene King.
"I have a real passion for food and look forward to using my experience from many sectors of the food industry to further enhance DBC's offering," he said.
"DBC is well-known for its quality of product, service and operational excellence and I will work closely with my new team to ensure our customers continue to receive a first-rate, one-stop-shop service."