The Restaurant Group (TRG), the operator of Frankie & Benny’s, has announced that its non-executive chairman Alan Jackson has been appointed as the non-executive deputy chairman of Redrow, the mixed-use and residential property developer. Jackson is also chairman of Luminar Group, Britain’s biggest nightclub operator. Jackson is best known for a five-year spell as executive chairman at TRG, where he was widely credited with turning round the fortunes of the business. Before setting up his own company in 1991 he spent 18 years at Whitbread, principally as managing director of Beefeater.