Chief Growth Officer
Compass Group North America
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.
He was promoted to Chief Growth Officer in April 2015.
Chris is a graduate of Lock Haven University with a degree in Economics and completed the Advanced Management Program at Duke University in 2011.
Chris resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife and son.