Dairy co-op Milk Link has appointed former Kraft Foods Europe president Ronnie Bell as its new chairman.
Bell, who replaces Jeremy Pope, will take up his position at Milk Link’s agm on Tuesday, September 20.
Milk Link said Bell had extensive experience of leading a successful consumer brands business throughout Europe, including overseeing the development of Kraft’s major cheese brands and managing its pan-European manufacturing facilities. Bell retired from his position as president of Kraft Foods Europe in 2003 after 30 years with the company.
During his time there, he held numerous senior management, marketing and business development positions, including group vice president, director of United Biscuits and managing director and president of Kraft Foods UK & Ireland.