Principals by CH&CO has made two key appointments to its operations team. Colin Wills and Verity Butcher have joined the company as operations director for secondary schools and operations manager for London primary schools, respectively, as the caterer welcomed 16 new schools to its portfolio for the 2018/19 school year.
Wills has spent the last 12 years of his 30-plus career in the education sector and comes to the company from Pabulum Catering where he was regional business manager. Butcher has worked with Principals by CH&CO for the last 12 years, working her way up from general assistant within a school kitchen.
“It’s great that Colin and Verity have joined the team, their valuable contribution will uphold our reputation of delivering innovative, creative solutions and building genuine partnerships with the schools we work with to be a positive part of each school community,” said Peter McKenna, sales director for Principals by CH&CO.
The 16 new schools the company has won for this year has a total value in turnover of £7.5m for the duration of the contracts.