The company which has an integrated food service division, stated that Andrew Price, who is currently the interim country manager for the UK and Ireland, will assist Benison with the transition and continue in his role as head of strategic growth in ISS Group.
She will also become a member of the executive group management and report directly to the group CEO, Jacob Aarup-Andersen.
Benison will join the company from a position as managing director, mainland Europe and member of the management board at Arriva. During her career, she led the transformation of companies in several fields, includ-ing engineering, manufacturing and financial services.
Prior to working at Arriva, she has held leading positions in companies like Serco Group PLC, CSC, Capgemini and Ford Motor Company.
Commenting on Benison’s new role, Aarup-Andersen said: “UK & Ireland is an important market for ISS and we now have an experienced leader onboard to help drive the ongoing transformation and ensure profitable growth going forward.
“I am confident that our strengthened executive group management team comprising a strong mix of internal talent and external additions with diverse backgrounds, broader expertise and new capabilities will lead us well into the future.”