PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
Elior Group (Paris:ELIOR) announces the appointment of Ruxandra Ispas as Chief Procurement and Logistics Officer of Elior Group. She reports to Philippe Guillemot, Chief Executive Officer of Elior Group, and becomes a member of the Group’s Executive Committee.
Ruxandra Ispas, 56, holds a master’s degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Bucharest. She started her career with Placoplatre, as pan-European project director, then joined Deloitte & Touche Consulting in France as senior manager, responsible for the Carrefour key account.
In 2001 she joined Danone Group, where she held various leadership roles in procurement, supply chain, and organization over 11 years. Ruxandra Ispas led global ingredients procurement for the dairy division, developed agricultural sourcing across the world, built strategic supplier partnerships and enrolled suppliers on a collaborative R&D platform to accelerate innovation. She also led a major Group transformation program to increase organizational flexibility, improve efficiency and create conditions for growth.
In 2011 she joined Diageo, the world's largest producer of spirits, as Group Senior Vice President for packaging procurement and procurement innovation. In this role she implemented best-in-class practices and excellence standards, led a major supplier investment to support growth and developed the process of collaborative innovation
Between September 2015 and December 2017 Ruxandra Ispas served as Group Chief Procurement Officer for SIG plc, a British BtoB distributor specialized in building materials. In this capacity she started the process of structuring and modernizing the function, and improving the performance across Europe.
About Elior Group
Founded in 1991, Elior Group has grown into one of the world's leading
operators in the catering and support services industry, and has become
a benchmark player in the business & industry, education, healthcare and
travel markets. Now operating in 16 countries, the Group generated
€6,422 million in revenue through 25,000 restaurants and points of sale
in FY 2016-2017. Our 127,000 employees serve 5.5 million people on a
daily basis, taking genuine care of each and every one by providing
personalized catering and service solutions to ensure an innovative
We place particular importance on corporate social responsibility and have been a member of the United Nations Global Compact since 2004, reaching the GC Advanced Level in 2015. The professional excellence of our teams as well as their unwavering commitment to quality and innovation and to providing best-in-class service is embodied in our corporate motto: "Time savored".