In what it says is a demonstration of strong internal succession pipeline in action, ISS has announced new members of its executive group management. Dane Hudson, currently CEO Pacific (Australia and New Zealand) has been appointed regional CEO Asia Pacific while Scott Davies, currently general manager for the Pacific Health and FM sectors will take over as CEO Pacific.
In other senior executive moves, Dan Ryan will join ISS from G4S as regional CEO Americas and Thomas Hinnerskov, currently regional CEO Asia Pacific, has been appointed regional CEO Western Europe.
“I am delighted to announce these key leadership appointments; they demonstrate our strong internal succession pipeline in action, complemented by our ability to attract highly experienced global leaders from outside the company.
“We further strengthen an already strong executive group management as we embark on the execution of our strategy and business plans for 2016 and beyond,” stated Jeff Gravenhorst, ISS Group CEO.
‘Dane Hudson has led ISS Pacific (Australia and New Zealand), a significant business in the ISS Group portfolio, since joining the Group in 2011. During his time in Pacific he has led a significant business transformation and established a strong and cohesive leadership team,’ noted the 18 November ISS press statement
‘Dane joined ISS from Australian Vintage Ltd, one of the largest wine companies in Australia, where he was CEO for four years. Prior to joining Australian Vintage, Dane held a number of senior international roles with Yum Restaurants (KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell and listed on NYSE), most recently SVP & chief finance, development and procurement officer. Dane will relocate to Singapore in early 2016 to take up his new role.
‘Scott (Davies) currently leads the Health, Corporate Clients and FM Sectors as well as the Service Excellence team in ISS’ Pacific business.
‘Scott joined ISS in early 2012 from the Accor Group, bringing with him a wealth of experience gained in the hospitality industry in Australia, Hong Kong and India, spanning from the opening and running of major global hotels, to property development and asset management for hotel investors.’
The appointments are effective January 2016.