Compass Group Names New CFO for UK

August 5, 2021

Compass Group has appointed Gareth Sharpe chief financial officer (CFO) for its operations in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Sharpe has decades of financial leadership experience. He joins the Compass Group from Tesco plc, where he served as CFO of the company’s Asia segment, Facilities Management Journal reports. He succeeds Sarah Sergeant, who has departed the company following 13 years of service.

“I am delighted that Gareth is joining our team. He has an excellent understanding of the food industry and supply chain, so will be able to hit the ground running,” said Robin Mills, Compass Group managing director. “He brings a strong track record of delivering results as well as a customer-orientated approach. I have no doubt he will be a great asset to our business as we work to rebuild following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. I am looking forward to working with him.”

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