Compass Group UK & Ireland appoints new Managing Director

COMPASS GROUP UK & Ireland has announced the appointment of Dennis Hogan as its new Managing Director, from 1st January 2014.


Hogan will replace Ian Sarson, which is moving to a new role as Director of Healthcare & Senior Living for Compass Group in Europe & Japan.


Both Sarson and Hogan will report directly to Andrew Martin, Compass Group Chief Operating Officer, Europe & Japan.


Hogan joins the UK & Ireland business from Compass Group North America, where he has held the positions of Chief Finance Officer (2002-2003) and Senior Vice-President of Finance. Hogan joined Compass Group North America in 1996.


Sarson will move onto his newlt created role as part of the Group’s push in healthcare. Sarson joined Compass Group UK & Ireland in 2004, and has been Managing Director since 2010.


Commenting on the appointments, Andrew Martin, Compass Group Chief Operating Officer, Europe & Japan, said: “I’d like to thank Ian for the fantastic contribution he’s made to our business in the UK & Ireland over the last three and a half years. He leaves it in great shape and I’m delighted that Dennis will be joining to lead it through the next exciting stage of its development.”