Officer Bios

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GARY GREEN

Chief Executive Officer

Gary Green holds the position of Chief Executive Officer for Compass Group North America and is a member of the executive board of the parent company, Compass Group PLC. – Full Bio

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ADRIAN MEREDITH

Chief Financial Officer

With 26 years experience with Compass Group both in the UK and U.S., Adrian started with Compass Group UK in a number of financial and commercial roles, concluding as commercial director for UK Contract Foodservice. Coming to the United States in 1999, Adrian supported the B&I segment of Compass Group. In 2006, he became CFO of Contract Foodservice. – Full Bio

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FEDELE BAUCCIO

Co-Founder & CEO, Bon Appétit Management Company

Fedele Bauccio co-founded Bon Appétit Management Company, which provides food service to corporations, universities, and museums in 31 states, in 1987. Fedele and Bon Appétit revolutionized the food service industry both by introducing fresh, made-from-scratch food to the contract market and by pioneering environmentally and socially responsible practices designed to create a more sustainable food system. – Full Bio

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PALMER BROWN

Chief Corporate Investment & Risk Officer

Palmer Brown serves as Chief Corporate Investment & Risk Officer, Compass Group North America. In this role he has responsibility for mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate matters; risk management; and investor relations within North America. – Full Bio

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PETER FETHERSTON

CEO, Canteen

Peter joined Compass Group PLC in March 1996 and held a number of financial and commercial positions. In February 2001, Peter moved to the US, initially becoming divisional controller for Compass Group National Accounts, and subsequently adding responsibility for financial support to FLIK, then Eurest. In 2010, he became CFO for Contract Foodservice. – Full Bio

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SAAJID KHAN

CEO, Compass Group Canada & ESS North America

Saajid held his first role in India where he was General Manager and then CEO of RKHS; a Compass Group joint venture assignment where he led the organization in achieving dominant market share. Building on his success, he moved to Compass, Australia where he was responsible for various business enhancement projects along with select acquisitions across Asia Pacific. This eventually led to Saajid’s move to Malaysia as CEO and then Regional Director for Compass Group South-East Asia & China. More recently, Saajid held the role of Director of International Clients & Market Development for Compass Group PLC, based in the UK. – Full Bio

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AMY KNEPP

Executive Vice President, Strategic Alliance Group

Amy Knepp holds the position of Executive Vice President, Strategic Alliance Group. With 25 years of experience in foodservice management and accounting, she is responsible for the retention of the top 850 accounts at Compass Group, cross-sector. – Full Bio

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CHRIS KOWALEWSKI

Chief Growth Officer

Chris Kowalewski is a 27 year veteran in the food and support services industry. He began his career in 1988 with Service America as an account executive selling vending & coffee services, progressed through a variety of sales roles, and was eventually promoted into sales management in 1994. He was with Service America when they were acquired by Compass Group in 1996. Chris was promoted to vice president of sales in 1997 and senior vice president in 1999. Chris has played a key role on the Compass Group North American sales leadership team in driving growth and building the company’s overall sales capabilities. – Full Bio

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BOBBY KUTTEH

CEO, Compass One Healthcare

Bobby joined Compass Group in 1999 and successfully led the support services division, including Crothall, SSC, and Eurest Services, through the significant development of new strategic markets, several significant acquisitions, and annual revenues approaching $2 billion. He was appointed CEO of Morrison and Crothall Healthcare in 2014. – Full Bio

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ANDY LANSING

President & CEO, Levy Restaurants

Andy Lansing is President and Chief Executive Officer of Levy Restaurants, an innovative and award-winning company specializing in restaurants and premium sports and entertainment dining. Andy has been at the forefront of the Company’s explosive and strategic growth. Under his leadership, Levy has topped 140 locations in North America and around the world, with more than 30,000 team members delivering Levy’s signature hospitality to guests. – Full Bio

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SCOTT N. MACLELLAN

CEO, TouchPoint Support Services, Morrison Community Living & Bateman Community Living

Scott MacLellan serves as Chief Executive Officer for Bateman Community Living, Morrison Community Living, and TouchPoint Support Services, providing a variety of services to hospitals and senior living facilities across the country. Services that TouchPoint, Bateman, and Morrison provide include food and nutrition, environmental, linen distribution, valet parking, plant operations, meals on wheels, and patient transportation. – Full Bio

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JENNIFER MCCONNELL

Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Jennifer McConnell is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Compass Group North America. Prior to being appointed to that position in October 2014, Jennifer served as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel of Employment and Litigation. Jennifer joined Compass Group in 2002 and has served in various other legal roles, including transactions, procurement, litigation, and employment.  – Full Bio

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LISA MCEUEN

CEO, Chartwells Higher Education

Lisa McEuen is the Chief Executive Officer of Chartwells Higher Education, a division of Compass Group PLC, the 6th largest employer in the world. With revenues exceeding $1.4 billion, Chartwells operates in over 270 Higher Education Universities and Colleges across North America. – Full Bio

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CINDY NOBLE

Chief People Officer

Cindy Noble holds the position of Chief People Officer for Compass Group North America. She is responsible for human resources, including communications, workforce planning, total rewards, recruiting, learning & development, diversity & inclusion, and labor relations for over 250,000 associates in the U.S. and Canada. – Full Bio

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TIM PIERCE

CEO, Morrison Healthcare

Tim Pierce is the Chief Executive Officer of Morrison Healthcare, a leading national food and nutrition services company exclusively dedicated to serving more than 630 hospitals and healthcare systems. He is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of the company, which includes more than 1,300 registered dietitians, 300 executive chefs, and 17,000 professional food service team members. Since assuming his role as CEO in 2013, Pierce has focused the direction of Morrison Healthcare to create a strong market position in the environment of healthcare reform. – Full Bio

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RICK POSTIGLIONE

Chief Operations Officer

Rick Postiglione, well-known as ‘Rick Post’ in the industry, is the Chief Operations Officer for Compass Group USA. He is responsible for a distinguished portfolio of food and support service businesses in the U.S.: Canteen Vending, Chartwells Higher Education, Chartwells K12, Eurest, Eurest Services, FLIK International, Flik Independent School Dining, Gourmet Dining LLC, Lackmann Culinary Services, Morrison Senior Living, Restaurant Associates, Service Solutions Corporation (SSC) for Education, TouchPoint Support Services, and Wolfgang Puck Catering. Prior to his appointment as COO in November 2014, Rick served as the CEO of Contract Foodservice in the USA. – Full Bio

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TONY SHEARER

CEO, Foodbuy LLC

Tony Shearer has been Chief Executive Officer/Chairman of Foodbuy LLC since 2001, and has overseen the company’s industry-leading growth from $2 billion to over $15 billion – nearly a billion dollars per year. He began his career in the UK, where he first qualified as an accountant in 1985, and remains a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. – Full Bio

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GARY SNYDER

CEO, Compass Education

Gary Snyder is the Chief Executive Officer of Compass Education, which includes Chartwells Higher Education, Chartwells K12, and SSC Services for Education. With revenues approaching $3B and nearly 48,000 associates, the Compass Education portfolio is the premier group of specialist companies offering dining and support services solutions to clients throughout the education market. – Full Bio

 

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WARREN M. THOMPSON

President & Chairman,Thompson Hospitality

Warren M. Thompson is the President and Chairman of Thompson Hospitality Corporation, the largest minority owned food and facilities management services company in the country, with 4,000 associates and revenues of more than 500 million dollars in 2014. The Company now operates in 45 states and six foreign countries, providing a wide range of services. – Full Bio

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