Aramark Northern Europe Appoints New Marketing and Innovation Director

By Dave Simpson
Aramark Northern Europe Appoints New Marketing and Innovation Director

Foodservice provider Aramark Northern Europe has announced that Jennifer Martin has been appointed as its marketing and innovation director, Northern Europe.

Previous Marketing And Innovation Director

Martin replaces former marketing and innovation director Carolyn Hills, who has been promoted to the position of vice president of marketing and innovation for Aramark International.

Martin Information

Martin has a degree in psychology, and previously worked in roles at TGI Friday's, Marston's PLC and The Restaurant Group. Her most recent previous role was as chief operating officer of privately-owned veterinary centre group The Vet.

In her new role as Aramark Northern Europe marketing and innovation director, Martin will report directly to Aramark Northern Europe CEO Frank Gleeson and join the executive leadership team for the region.

Aramark Northern Europe CEO Statement

Gleeson stated, "This is an excellent appointment for our Northern Europe business. Jennifer brings an impressive skillset to our team, with a broad range of expertise and diverse experience from both the hospitality sector and other industries.


"Jennifer is a dynamic, thoughtful and strong female leader. It has been clear right through the selection process that Jennifer puts people at the heart of her decision making. We are excited for what she will bring to our team, our clients and our consumers."

Martin Statement

Martin stated, "I'm excited to take on the new challenges ahead as Aramark continues to grow from strength to strength in this region. I look forward to building on the Marketing and Innovation team's excellent work which leverages strong consumer and customer insight to shape clients’ current and future needs.

"I was incredibly impressed with Aramark's mission, rooted in a service mindset, and values which truly resonate with my own values and principles - for me, this alignment is absolutely imperative when leading such a high-performing team and an innovation agenda that fits our customers' changing needs. I’m looking forward to applying my experience to grow and diversify our offer across the region through exciting concepts and impactful activation which surprises, delights and delivers time and again."

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