5 March 2012
Support services provider Compass Group UK & Ireland has appointed two directors.
Fiona Ryland has become HR director for the group following four years of working with Compass.
She was most recently HR director for its Business and Industry division. She has operational experience with retailers Dixons, Asda and Safeway, and spent five years in HR operations at Comet.
Meanwhile, Caron Naylor has been appointed as director of business excellence.
She joined Compass in 1982 through its graduate training scheme and has undertaken operational management and business director roles across the group.
She takes over from Jason Leek, who is now leading a strategic project within the group.
Carol Hudson, retention director for the group since June 2011, has also joined the executive team.
Group managing director Ian Sarson said: “Each has extensive experience of our business and brings a wealth of knowledge from a range of backgrounds.
“They are a valuable addition to the executive and will undoubtedly play a crucial role in further developing our business and maintaining our position as industry leaders.”
Compass Group UK & Ireland has a turnover of almost £2 billion and employs more than 50,000 people.