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Robin Mills appointed Managing Director for Compass Group UK & Ireland


We are pleased to announce the appointment of Robin Mills as Managing Director for Compass Group UK & Ireland, effective from 25th November 2019. Robin, currently Group Chief People Officer for Compass Group PLC, will replace Chris Garside.

Chris 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, Chris has taken a role within the Group International Clients team.

Prior to his role at Group, Robin was Managing Director for Compass Group UK & Ireland’s education business Chartwells, and previously held the role of HR Director for the UK & Ireland. Robin 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.”

Robin Mills, Managing Director, Compass Group UK & Ireland