IGD president elect David Webster has pledged to continue IGD's campaign to encourage food chain unity. The Safeway chairman, who succeeds Sir Ross Buckland of Uniq on January 1, said he was "committed to taking IGD forward in its aim to become the leading source for research, information and education in grocery". Rob Knight of Pedigree Masterfoods has succeeded Tony Pearce of Birds Eye Wall's as IGD chairman. {{NEWS }}