Payne returns to Aramark
Aramark UK has announced the appointment of Rodney Payne as global account director. His role, which is newly created, will involve looking after the caterer’s global accounts and to grow and evolve its proposition.
Payne, who previously worked for Aramark for 12 years, has over 35 years’ experience in the food and hospitality industry in the UK. This appointment comes as the company focuses on opportunities for growth as the country comes out of the pandemic and the hospitality industry reopens.
Helen Milligan-Smith, managing director of Aramark UK, said: “Growing our business is a big focus for the future and Rodney’s wealth of knowledge makes him the perfect candidate for the role. His years of experience in the industry will help us to develop the relationships we have with our existing clients and build on relationships with future clients.”
Payne added: “I’m focused on developing and maintaining relationships with some of our biggest clients and continuing to evolve our offering to give us a competitive edge. My previous journey with Aramark built the foundations for my career and I am thrilled to be returning and starting this new chapter.”