Bob Puccini, president and CEO of Puccini Group, the leading restaurant design, concept, and operations firm, names Amy Jakubowski to serve as the company's new partner and managing director. Jakubowski joins Puccini Group from BBG-BBGM in New York, where she worked for 17 years, and served as Partner for the last 10 years.
Jakubowski makes the move to Puccini Group at an exciting time of growth for the company. Her robust breadth of experience, along with her demonstrated leadership, will bolster Puccini Group at a time of significant domestic and international growth for the company and its Concept, Design, and Operations studios.
Puccini explains, "Amy's long history of success as an industry leader, in both the U.S. and in international markets, paired with her extensive background in the hotel sector, makes her an exciting addition to our company. As we look to expand Puccini Group's footprint of successful restaurants and social spaces across the world, her commitment to cultivating substantial and lasting relationships will be an asset."
The selection of Jakubowski, an established and dynamic hospitality industry veteran, conveys Puccini Group's commitment to providing exceptional service and quality to clients, in the concept, design and operations of unique hospitality spaces worldwide. In joining the company, Jakubowski will manage a growing team of established and up-and-coming talent who will lead Puccini Group into key markets such as Russia, South America and Europe, and will help to further expand the company's presence in the Middle East and Asia. Jakubowski will officially join the team the beginning of 2014.