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Compass Group PLC
14 June 2018


Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) No. 2138008M6MH9OZ6U2T68


14 June 2018




(the "Company")


Appointment of Group General Counsel and Company Secretary



After more than 11 years as Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, Mr Mark White has decided to retire from Compass Group PLC with effect from 30 September 2018.


The Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Alison Yapp who will take over the role of Group General Counsel and Company Secretary on 1 October 2018.


Alison is a solicitor with more than 25 years' international experience in FTSE and NYSE listed companies. Most recently she was Chief General Counsel and Company Secretary at Amec Foster Wheeler plc.


Dominic Blakemore, Group CEO, stated:


"We are delighted to welcome Alison to the Company. We would like to thank Mark for his exceptional contribution to the Group since May 2007 and we wish him well in his retirement."







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Notes to Editors: Compass Group PLC is the world's leading food service company, which generated annual revenues of £22.6 billion in the year to 30 September 2017.  It operates in around 50 countries, employs over 550,000 people and serves over 5.5 billion meals a year. The Company specialises in providing food and a range of support services across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Healthcare & Seniors, Education, Sports & Leisure and Defence, Offshore & Remote, with an established brand portfolio. 

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