Delaware North UK has appointed Philip Farrington as Head of Safety for the company’s growing UK blue-chip portfolio of sports stadia and travel hospitality.
He is responsible for the health and safety of all the catering services at Wembley Stadium, The Emirates, London Stadium as well as operations at Heathrow airport, London Luton Airport and at London’s St Pancras International Station.
Farrington will be taking over the Health & Safety reigns from Sue Cummins, who has been at Delaware North UK since 2014 and has now retired.
She leaves on a high, having just ensured that Wembley Stadium achieved a perfect 5 Star Scores on the Doors Audit, for the first time in decades.
Farrington joins Delaware North from Harrods, where he has been Head of Food Safety since 2011. Philip earned his EHO wings working for the Royal Air Force and the MOD before moving on to “Civvy Street”.
Doug Tetley managing director of Delaware North UK said:
He is an individual who balances operational needs with an inherent understanding of legislative requirements. I am proud to welcome an operator of Philip’s experience and calibre to our team.
Delaware North UK, the US-owned hospitality and food management company, has a growing portfolio across nation-wide sports stadia and travel hubs in the UK.
It is an impressive blue-chip roster of the most famous sporting arenas in the world. This includes the food services management of all the catering and hospitality at the national stadium, Wembley Stadium; The London Stadium, home of West Ham United; Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium; Charlton Athletic’s The Valley stadium,Fulham’s Craven Cottage, and Derby’s Pride Park stadium and Moor Park training ground.