Since then he has been linked with clients including the FA and The O2 owner AEG Europe.
Hornby will continue to work on other projects, including the England 2018 World Cup bid, while taking charge of growing Jamie’s Fabulous Feasts through its sales, marketing and digital activity.
"David will be a great asset in helping us communicate the real differences Jamie Oliver’s Fabulous Feasts’ can bring to an event," said managing director Glen Chadwick.
"His passion for the events industry is akin to Jamie’s for introducing better food to people; I'm sure his enthusiasm and experience will help us achieve Jamie’s goal to improve events food and service."
Hornby added: "This is an exciting time and Jamie, Glen and the team are a passionate, inspirational group to be working with. I look forward to introducing the truly unique Fabulous Feasts offering to a wide selection of opportunities, in the knowledge that it will bring a special ingredient to their events."
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