Mark Kennedy, a well-known figure in the grocery sector, died suddenly last week.

Kennedy spent his early career at St Ivel before moving on to Müller in 1999 and then Bridgethorne in 2002, where he worked on the Cafédirect account.

He joined Nutricia in 2006 and after a successful period there moved with the group to become modern trade sales director in Indonesia. His most recent role was trade sales director for Danone in Indonesia.