Arla Foods UK has promoted Simon Stevens to the role of MD for its new commercial division.
Stevens was previously UK sales director for Arla Foods.
He joined in 2002 following a 14-year career at Unilever where he was European portfolio director. Based in Rome, he was in charge of ice cream sales, working with Birds Eye Wall’s.
Stevens also held the
roles of trading director for major UK multiples and head of UK ice cream marketing at Unilever.
In his new role Stevens will be responsible for all sales and marketing in the commercial division, which has brought together Arla’s operations and commercial divisions.