CHARLOTTE NC, February 20, 2018 – Compass Group USA has been named to Fast Company’s annual ranking of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2018. Compass is listed first in the Food category and 34th overall in the Top 50 Most Innovative Companies list.
“We are delighted to receive this recognition from Fast Company,” says Gary Green, CEO. “Innovation is a driver across Compass Group throughout every one of our companies and in everything we do whether it’s technology, culinary or initiatives in sustainability and supply chain management.”
The 50 Most Innovative Companies were curated from Fast Company’s Top 10 Lists, which recognize pioneering companies across 36 categories, from food to artificial intelligence to wellness. More than three dozen Fast Company editors, reporters, and contributors surveyed thousands of companies – many of which were identified by a new MIC submission process – to create these lists.
About Compass Group
Based in Charlotte, NC, Compass Group North America is the leading foodservice and support services company with over 250,000 associates and $17 billion in revenues in 2017. Compass Group USA has been recognized by Forbes as a Best Employer for Diversity for 2018. With over 550,000 associates worldwide, its parent company, UK-based Compass Group PLC, has been named in the Forbes Global 2000 – World’s Best Employer list for 2017. Compass Group PLC had revenues of £22.9 billion ($29 billion USD) in the fiscal year ended September 30, 2017. Compass Careers | Facebook | LinkedIn | Twitter
About Fast Company
Fast Company is the world’s leading progressive business media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, ethical economies, leadership and design. Headquartered in New York City, Fast Company is published by Mansueto Ventures LLC, one of the U.S.’s leading media companies.