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Kevin Jones has been appointed Press commercial director and will start in the role on 2 July.

Jones joins the company to lead its commercial team and steer it towards further expansion, with an aim to become the biggest global health food brand.

Currently commercial director, impulse, at Innocent Drinks, Jones has been responsible for developing sales in the company’s convenience and out-of-home channels for the past eight years. He has led a transformation through a wider product range and developed long-term customer agreements.

Jones brings some 30 years’ retail, grocery and out-of-home sales experience to the role at Press, with a results-focused leadership style. He has specialised in leadership, expansion and building long-term business relationships, and is passionate about coaching and enabling teams to deliver outstanding results. His experience also includes stints at Nestlé as commercial director and at Kellogg’s as sales director.

“Knowing what I have achieved in this category, I am very excited to bring my significant experience in customer management to a business which is a small, but successful pioneer with big ambitions,” he said.

Press CEO Ed Foy added: “We are very excited for Kevin to be joining our team to be helping with our continued growth and new product launches. It is testament to the progress of Press that someone of Kevin’s calibre is now onboard and we are looking forward to the skills and expertise he will be adding to the team.”