Premier Foods has promoted Julian Dunn to the position of commercial director for convenience and spreads.

Dunn joined Premier Foods in 2004 as general manager for its convenience foods business.

Prior to this he held a number of senior supply chain and commercial positions at Heinz over a 15-year period, latterly as business unit director for babyfood, and general manager of its European soup business.

Following Premier's acquisition of Campbell, Dunn's will be integrating the Batchelors and Fray Bentos brands into Premier's convenience business.

He will report directly to CEO Robert Schofield.