Compass taps Knepp to hold onto accounts

CHARLOTTE N.C. Compass Group North America has appointed Amy Knepp senior vice president of its strategic alliance group, with responsibility for retaining the contract feeder’s top 800 accounts. The appointment is effective Sept. 1.

Knepp, a 19-year foodservice veteran, joined Compass in 1995 as director of business development after stints at Marriott Management Services and Host International.

According to Nation’s Restaurant News’ latest Top 100 survey, Compass Group North America had annual food and beverage sales of $7.4 billion in 2007.