Zonal Retail Data Systems has appointed Matthew Wood takes to the new position of head of product design & analysis.

Wood will oversee a team of eight product managers and business analysts based in Tanfield, Zonal’s Edinburgh headquarters.

Zonal said that, with a proven track record as a developer, operations director and product manager in IT businesses, Wood has an insight into all areas of technology focused enterprises.

Wood said: “I am delighted to be joining such a dynamic and innovative business that sits at the heart of the hospitality industry. I look forward to helping the company maintain its leadership position by focusing on products, people and process.”

Zonal’s chief executive Stuart McLean said: “We are pleased to have someone of Matthew’s experience and expertise on board. Zonal is constantly evolving and we need to make sure that we have the right products and processes in place in order to deliver the dedicated and bespoke service that we offer our customers.”