Pauline Cox has been appointed managing director of Gather & Gather Ireland.
Parent company Mitie announced her appointment as it targets growth opportunities in the country.
Cox was previously director of foodservices UK and Ireland and previously held positions at Compass Group Ireland and Sodexo.
Allister Richards managing director of Gather & Gather, said: "We are excited to welcome Pauline to the Gather & Gather family. Her invaluable experience will play to our strengths as we broaden our reach in Ireland and across the UK. I am very much looking forward to collaborating with Pauline as we continue to bring our fresh approach to dining in the workplace."
Cox added: "I am thrilled to join Gather & Gather at such an exciting stage in its growth. I look forward to supporting the team in cementing our position in Ireland, showcasing our unique offering and bringing innovation to the table."Get The Caterer every week on your smartphone, tablet, or even in good old-fashioned hard copy (or all three!).