Compass Group appoints chief growth officer

Written by: Prithvi Pandya
Published on: 3 Aug 2021

Chris Chidley [square]Compass Group UK & Ireland has appointed Chris Chidley as its chief growth officer.

Chidley will focus on building strategic partnerships to deliver for communities, alongside his growth agenda.

He was previously the managing director of Compass Ireland and has been with the company for over nine years.

Chidley said: “We have a compelling offer for clients that enables us to support them across all sectors, whatever their size. Our business is no longer just about food on the plate - it’s about the wider eco-system from farm to fork.

“We are prioritising our commitments to Net Zero, diversity and inclusion, as well digital capability and are aligned to what our clients care about, all while working to achieve a best in class customer experience. We have a market leading proposition and the ability to effect real change through the work that we do.

“Heading up the Ireland business was an enormous privilege and I learnt a lot - in particular how the Irish passion for food plays such an important role within the community – with a strong focus on local sourcing. I am excited by the opportunities that exist for our UK & I business.”

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