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Chief Executive Officer


Gary Green is Chief Executive Officer for Compass Group North America and is a member of the executive board of Compass Group PLC.

His guiding philosophy of “no complacency” has led Compass Group North America and Compass Group PLC to its position as the world’s largest food and support services company. Gary joined London-based Compass Group in 1987 and assumed the role of CEO of Compass Group North America in 1999. In 2001, he received an honorary doctorate from Johnson and Wales University. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and the Hotel and Catering International Management Association.

Gary’s leadership has earned numerous awards, including the prestigious Silver Plate Award for Foodservice Management awarded by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) and a Golden Chain Award presented by Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators (MUFSO).

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