Carl Howells appointed commercial director of Foodbuy

28 March 2024 by
Carl Howells appointed commercial director of Foodbuy

Carl Howells has been appointed commercial director of Foodbuy, the procurement division of Compass Group.

He moves from group purchasing firm Entegra, where he was the director of client relations.

Howells will oversee all aspects of Foodbuy's hospitality operations, with a specific remit to grow the client base among hotel operators.

Foodbuy currently manages a combined client spend of over £1.4b in the UK, including procurement for parent company Compass Group. It offers services including online procurement, menu design, margin delivery and chef development.

Foodbuy UK & Ireland managing director Karl Atkins said: "We are delighted to welcome Carl to the Foodbuy family. His proven leadership and deep understanding of the industry will undoubtedly elevate our client experiences and contribute to their continued success."

Howells added: "It is great to join Foodbuy and lead this exceptional hospitality team. Together, we will enable our clients to drive profitability, help them build on their customer offer and support the development of their teams with our market-leading procurement solution."

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