David Wilson has been named as the new managing director of Food from Britain North America.

He joins on 2 January from Premier Foods' Quorn division, where he is currently general manager of the US business.

He will formally take over as MD on 1 April, replacing Steve Dawson.

"I want to maintain continuity of the service, working with the strong team Steve has developed. I am excited to be taking on the challenge," he said.