Robin Mills has been appointed Managing Director for Compass Group UK & Ireland, effective from 25 November 2019. Mills, currently Group Chief People Officer for Compass Group PLC, 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, Garside has taken a role within the Group International Clients team.
Prior to his role at Group, Mills was Managing Director for Compass Group UK & Ireland’s education business Chartwells, and previously held the role of HR Director for the UK & Ireland. Mills will report into Dominic Blakemore, Group Chief Executive.
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.”