A passionate business leader, Dev values creativity, imagination, and big ideas in building strong brands and organizations.
Under Dev’s leadership, Compass India has been on a journey of transformation, building operational capability, product leadership, technology and a culture based on the values of collaboration, outperformance, and problem-solving.
A strong believer in people, his management mantra is to focus on innovation, solving problems through technology , and building a culture that drives transformation and growth. Dev joined Compass India in 2017 and brings with him two decades of diverse experience in consumer industries.
Director, Operations Compass India – Google
Akshay joined the company in August 2019 and comes with an experience of over 2 decades in accelerating the growth and strategic development for leading businesses in India.
With a belief in passion, servant leadership & creating impact; Akshay has led the Food at Google program to reach greater heights by leading diverse teams and creating iconic experiences for our users. His expertise include developing business strategy and the ability to execute with a sharp focus on business sustainability through growth and innovation.
Vice President of Culinary & Food Innovation
Arjyo comes with an extensive experience of 20 years in F&B innovation, food safety, and team development. He has played a pivotal role in the development of differentiated workplace food concepts for Compass India. He is instrumental in driving our Sustainability and Wellness Strategy. He believes that food unites us with the power of creativity, rituals, techniques and delightful experiences. He drives process excellence at the Central Commissary Kitchens across India. Arjyo has been with Compass India since 2018 and leads new product development and the culinary function.
He has served as personal Chef for Dr. Manmohan Singh and Mr. Pranab Mukherjee along with 250 other high-level Indian delegates, during the ASEAN Summit, 2007 in Cebu City. Arjyo is passionate about food and has brought to the table an unflagging sense of innovation to create magic on the palate and spread smiles all around!
Managing Director, Food and Support Services
Chief Executive Officer, Food Services – Core
Having one eye on rapidly evolving key business drivers and the ability to strategize and leverage the drivers for sustainable growth, is what sets Ashwani apart. An innovative thinker and an avid learner, he is passionate about operational and process excellence. A veteran in the food service industry, Ashwani joined the company in 2013.
Chief Procurement and Supply Chain Officer
Compass Group India has developed a robust and resilient supply chain for seamless operations of all our units, under the leadership of Brijesh. With an experience of more than two decades in driving integrated supply chain, Brijesh continues to focus on automating procurement processes, engaging suppliers at the right levels and driving sustainable sourcing with focus on increasing productivity with tangible efficiency and stringent risk compliance framework. The sourcing mix is optimized for local and domestic sourcing, customized to client needs, while maintaining quality standards, to promoting partnerships with local and small businesses. He has been with Compass India for over 5 years.
Chief Executive Officer, Support Services
A veteran in facilities management with more than three decades of rich experience across functions, industries and geographies, Joel prides himself in being an agent for change. He believes in, inclusive strategy and that knowledge and experience enables one to fly high and deep dive; he has a razor eye for operational and process excellence. He leads from the front with client centricity, business innovation, leading growth and turnaround in the ever evolving workplace environment. Joel joined Compass India in 2019.
Krishna Wage started working at a young age of 17, and with an experience of more than 15 years, is a successful serial entrepreneur. He is highly passionate about leveraging technology to improve the lives of humans and brings a wealth of experience on building high performance teams.
He believes, Compass Group and SmartQ together have massive potential to truly transform and disrupt the B2B food-tech space by creating an innovative technological experience and unlocking value creation for our clients and stakeholders.
Head – Marketing and Communications
With an experience of 16+ years across leading brands, Malabika is passionate about customer centricity. She works closely with innovation team to design and develop insight driven value proposition for Compass India. Her endeavor is to partner in driving business and sector goals with cross functional collaboration. She has been with Compass India for over 6 years.
Giving back to the society and optimism are the two-fold mantras that keeps her going.
Chief Information Officer
Manish comes with a rich experience of 25+ years of delivering business transformation programs through technology and data, building fit-for-purpose digital products and business applications, implementing innovative service delivery models, designing and implementing new age IT infrastructure. An energetic, performance-driven leader, his proficiency lies in developing and executing business technology strategies, developing high performance teams, and generating true business value from technology investments. He underwent leadership programs from prestigious institutes like INSEAD-Singapore, Dukes University, and IIM Ahmedabad. Manish is also a certified Six Sigma Green Belt professional.
Chief Operating Officer – Food Services (Manufacturing)
Parag has over two decades of service industry(Food and FM) expertise in multiple countries. His core mission is to create value for clients through a solutions and trust based methodology. This enables him to design the right portfolio of products and services which keep pace with changing trends and client expectations, effectively. He has been with Compass India for over 5 years.
Chief People Officer
With over 25 years of rich experience, Piyush is passionate about crafting strategies that would meet Compass’ people goals and to set up HR as a key enabler for sustainable business growth. Piyush is a seasoned HR Professional and has held multiple roles both as a specialist and as a generalist both in India and Europe. For the last 15 years he has played the role of the Strategic HR Leader. He has worked across FMCG, IT Services and Retail Sectors and understands the value of Customer Centricity. He also strongly believes that in services sector “Employee Centricity” is the key to business success. In addition to making HR as a strategic function in his previous roles, Piyush has been instrumental in creating Employment Opportunities for differently-abled persons. Piyush’s efforts and contributions in the D&I space have been well recognized by various D&I forums and bodies. He has worked closely with FICCI and CII on such initiatives.
Vice President, National Operations, Support Services
Rajeev is a result-oriented leader with 30+ years’ experience in strategic, and operational leadership. His key areas of expertise include enterprise operations, program, and facilities management. He comes with an extensive experience in asset management, finance, and administration in FM operations.
He joined Compass India in 2015 and has contributed significantly in driving process excellence and operational efficiency across sectors such as B&I, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Data Centres.
Vice President – Client Solutions
Passionate, innovative and a problem-solver, Richa excels at driving client solutions. Richa is a strategic business partner aligning with Compass’ business goals. She does this through innovatively designed solutions tailored to deliver the maximum business impact for our customers.
Chief Innovation and Transformation Officer
Subroto Gupta, has over 23 years’ of global leadership experience across roles in sales, marketing, operations and innovation programs in large B2B and B2C companies. His work in areas like collective intelligence, automation and design thinking have been featured in leading international publications including Forbes, The Economist and Harvard Business Review.
At Compass India, he leads strategy formulation to identify opportunities and risks, development of new ideas to enable growth and cross functional projects to optimize cost and facilitate business transformation.
He is also an Advisory Member of SHEROES, a platform committed to enhancing the quality and quantity of opportunities for women and investing in women professionals through various phases of their careers.
Vishwak comes with rich experience of working in various industries for more than one and a half decade and leads the legal function to further its objectives and to be an enabler to the other business functions. He is further driving the agenda of strengthening our compliance framework to build up a contractual process driven and compliant business. He joined Compass India in 2021