Compass Group UK & Ireland has announced the appointment of Robin Mills as managing director, effective from November 25, 2019.
Mills is currently group chief people officer for Compass Group PLC and will replace Chris Garside.
Garside has spent ten years in the UK business, most recently as the UK & Ireland managing director since 2017. Having decided to further his career in an international role, he has taken a role within the group international clients team.
Prior to this role, Mills was managing director at Compass Group UK & Ireland’s education business Chartwells, and previously held the role of HR director for the UK & Ireland. He will report into Dominic Blakemore, group chief executive.
Commenting on the appointment, Dominic Blakemore said: “I’d like to thank Chris for the contribution he’s made to our business in the UK & Ireland over the last ten years. I’m delighted that Robin will be returning to the UK business to lead the UK & Ireland team on its growth journey.”