Ignite Group, the operator of Boujis, the private members club, has appointed Jason Myers as managing director of its two-strong Bumpkin restaurant chain as part of a plan to expand the brand across London. Myers previously worked at The Gondola Group where he held a board position as operations director of Zizzi. Prior to this Myers worked for Greene King where he managed 230 pubs. Matt Hermer, Ignite Group`s managing director, said: “He brings an enormous wealth of knowledge and experience in the F&B arena. "We look forward to helping him expand the Bumpkin Sensibility of locally sourced, great British food, in a friendly and informal country environment - to neighbouring London boroughs." There are currently two Bumpkin restaurants, in Notting Hill and South Kensington. Other Ignite brands include Cocoon, a Pan-Asian restaurant and Eclipse, the international boutique cocktail bar group.