S Daniels, best known for its New Covent Garden Soup subsidiary, has made Singapore Food Industries' president and CEO, Peter Tay Buan Huat, chairman following its unconditional offer for the company. SFI's chief financial officer Ang Lee Nah has also become a director.

Group finance director Simon Gifford will become acting chief executive at Tate & Lyle while a replacement is found for Larry Pillard. Pillard is leaving at the end of the year to become executive chairman of the Tetra Laval Group.

Promoted to nam
Fine food supplier RH Amar has promoted Rob Meakin to national account manager overseeing its Nisa and Budgens accounts. Rob Kirkup is replacing Meakin as area account manager for the north and the Midlands, responsible for wholesale, cash & carry and independent customers.