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CH&CO strengthens procurement team with new promotion

Davis now leads the team supporting more than 900 sites across workplaces, education and healthcare, destinations, venues and events in the UK and Ireland.

CH&CO has promoted its head of operational procurement, Samantha Davis, to the new role of group procurement and supply chain director.

Davis has been part of CH&CO for five years. Her promotion is in recognition of the agility, innovation and leadership she has shown in helping the business overcome significant challenges throughout the pandemic and the supply chain crisis, as well as driving important supply chain projects.

It revealed the appointment bolsters the important support function during continued challenging times and ensures the firm’s teams and clients are supported with a collaborative approach that delivers on objectives and has a strong focus on the business’s future strategy.

According to the firm, Davis now leads the team supporting more than 900 sites across workplaces, education and healthcare, destinations, venues and events in the UK and Ireland.

The team ensures a sustainable supply chain across the business, forging long-term beneficial relationships with supply partners and managing and maintaining the ESG objectives for CH&CO and its clients.

Davis said: “The last 18 months have probably been the most challenging of my career, navigating Covid-19, Brexit, the current supply chain crisis and the soaring rate of inflation.

“I’m thrilled to have been promoted to group procurement and supply chain director and I look forward to working with the team and our supply partners to find innovative solutions that continue to drive both our culinary and ESG agendas.

She added: “ESG is such an important topic and I want to ensure we have a sustainable supply chain fit for the future that continues to meet the needs of our operators and our clients.”

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