Freight Transport The Freight Transport Association has appointed Andy Haines and Rebecca Jenkins as vice presidents. Haines has been head of logistics at Tate & Lyle Sugars Europe since 2001. Jenkins is MD of the Lane Group.

Pernod Ricard duo

Drinks group Pernod Ricard has appointed Emmanuel Babeau as group deputy MD of finance and Bruno Rain as group deputy MD of human resources. Babeau joined Pernod Ricard in 1993 and is currently chief financial officer while Rain joined Pernod Ricard in 1987 and is currently CEO of Pernod Ricard España. Both take up their new roles on 1 September.

Cafédirect manager

Fairtrade hot beverages company Cafédirect has appointed Stephen Marriott as account manager for out-of-home. The company said Marriott had considerable experience in food and drink and would work closely with wholesalers, beverage distributors and key accounts in its foodservice function.

Nuts sales exec

Luxury nut company Dormen Foods has appointed Neill Sullivan as sales executive. In his new role Sullivan will be responsible for growing, developing and managing Dormen's nut and snack business within the luxury hotel and catering sectors.

Healthy co-operation

United Co-operatives Health Care has appointed Duncan Costin as group acquisition and development manager.It has also appointed Sue Turley as an area manager for Greater Manchester and parts of Lancashire.

Hudson in Caravan

David Hudson has joined the trustee board of Caravan, the trade's welfare charity. Before he retired Hudson was director of communications and corporate affairs at Nestlé.