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6 March 2019

Pauline Cox joins Gather & Gather as Managing Director, Ireland

Mitie today announces the appointment of Pauline Cox as Managing Director of Gather & Gather, Ireland. Pauline joins at a time of rapid growth for the company, as Gather & Gather continues to expand its reach across the UK and Ireland.

Pauline will lead Gather & Gather in Ireland as it continues on its impressive growth trajectory. Her focus will be firmly on establishing Gather & Gather as the partner of choice for some of the world’s most innovative and progressive companies. This includes delivering exceptional services for existing clients whilst targeting growth opportunities that strengthen overall market position.

Pauline was previously Director of Foodservices UK & Ireland, having also held roles at Compass Group Ireland and Sodexo. She brings over 20 years’ management experience in the food services industry, encompassing a robust background in the development of business strategy and the mobilisation of complex projects, which are key to this role. 

Gather & Gather has built a strong reputation as a disruptor in the market. Its fresh thinking for workplace dining marries restaurant quality with a bespoke and flexible approach to suit each unique client need. All this is underpinned by sustainability, from supporting local communities, to sourcing from local farmers and suppliers, and ensuring development opportunities for its chefs at every level.

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.”

Pauline Cox Director of Gather & Gather, Ireland said:

“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.”


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About Gather & Gather

Launched in April 2013, Gather & Gather offers restaurant, café, hospitality and event services to a range of clients across a broad spectrum of sectors including media, technology, legal, financial services and retail. 

Employing 2,700 people, Gather & Gather has become one of the UK’s leading workplace catering experts, connecting customers to brilliant, on-trend food and drink, a market-leading wellness programme and an award-winning suite of technology. Gather & Gather received the maximum Three Stars in the SRA Sustainability Rating in 2018. Gather & Gather is part of Mitie Group plc.

About Mitie Ireland

Mitie is a leading Facilities Management Company in Ireland, employing over 2,000 people and serving more than 120 clients across the country. It offers a range of specialist services including Security, Engineering Services, Catering, Cleaning, Landscaping, Energy and Property Consultancy.

It looks after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices. It takes care of its customers’ people and buildings, by delivering the basics brilliantly and by deploying advanced technology. It is pioneering the Connected Workspace, using smart analytics to provide valuable insight and deliver efficiencies to create outstanding work environments for customers.