We are delighted to announce that on the 21st September 2015, Sysco Guest Supply acquired Gilchrist & Soames, one of the leading luxury personal care amenity providers in the hospitality industry.
“With Gilchrist & Soames’ strong reputation in the high-end personal care amenities category and its solid customer base in the hospitality segment, this acquisition expands Guest Supply’s luxury personal care offerings for hotels, resorts and spas,” said Paul Xenis, president and chief operating officer of Guest Supply.
“By leveraging both companies’ skillsets and expertise, we will bring a new level of service to our customers and further position our business for future growth.”
“Joining Guest Supply will allow Gilchrist & Soames to leverage manufacturing facilities, supply chains, logistics, and product development and creative resources that will further benefit our customers and enhance our leadership position in the luxury hospitality segment,” said Kathie De Voe, president and chief executive officer of Gilchrist & Soames.
Guest Supply will continue to operate all Gilchrist & Soames manufacturing and distribution facilities and sales resources operating out of Indianapolis, Ind., and Peterborough, England.