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Foodbuy makes strategic appointment to support growth


Foodbuy, the leading food and beverage procurement company, has announced a strategic appointment to its leadership team to direct new business wins and manage its existing client base.

Kerry Ford joins the Foodbuy leadership team as Account Director. Kerry joins Foodbuy at a time of growth, with the business winning contracts valued at £20 million across a range of sectors including; hospitality, hotels and conference centres and hardware and garden centres, increasing its already significant spending power.

Kerry has worked in the foodservice industry for 20 years and joins Foodbuy from Restaurant Associates, the executive dining division of Compass Group UK & Ireland where she led the operations and business excellence teams, working with clients in the financial services, legal, media and charitable sectors.

Oliver Cock, Managing Director, Foodbuy, said: “I am delighted to welcome Kerry to the Foodbuy team. Her role is vital to supporting our growth ambitions and maintaining great relationships with our clients. Kerry leads the team responsible for delivering expert procurement services that save our clients both time and money, enabling them to focus on what really matters to their businesses.”

Kerry Ford, Account Director, Foodbuy said: “It’s an exciting time to join Foodbuy with the team winning several new clients, increasing both our size and scale. We have a host of innovative procurement solutions available ranging from e-procurement to online spend analysis that help ensure we provide great choice and even better prices. It’s a fantastic opportunity and I’m looking forward to meeting all of our clients.”


For more information contact:

UK Communications Team
Compass Group UK & Ireland
01895 554 999

For further information about Foodbuy, please go to www.foodbuy.eu

Kerry Ford joins the Foodbuy leadership team as Account Director