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Michelle Brampton

Michelle Brampton to lead Treasury Wine Estates in Europe

18 Oct 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

Current MD Tom King is departing to become the business’ COO for Asia


Aldi to appoint human and labour rights director

18 Oct 2018 | By Helen Gilbert

Aldi says Oxfam’s report is “misleading’ and does not represent the chain’s “current position”

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Trevor Strain takes new role as chief finance and commercial officer at Morrisons

17 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Darren Blackhurst moving to a projects role reporting to CEO David Potts

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Edward Bentley joins JW Filshill as impulse buyer

16 Oct 2018 | By Helen Gilbert

Bentley will report to category manager Derek Cowan at the wholesaler

Matt Anderson

AB InBev packaging manager departs for Curious Drinks

16 Oct 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

Matthew Anderson, who worked for the Budweiser and Stella owner for over a decade, has taken up the role of head of brewing and production at the Kent-based business

andy clarke

Andy Clarke made chairman at operations consultant Newton

15 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Clarke has held a number of non-executive roles since leaving Asda in 2016

Jo Durant

Asda wine buying manager Jo Durant departs for Treasury Wine Estates

11 Oct 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

She will oversee Treasury’s relationship with her former employer


Tesco's MD of online Adrian Letts leaves for new role

11 Oct 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Letts has been MD of online at Tesco since August 2015

greg goodwin mccolls

Greg Goodwin to take up head of buying role at McColl's

11 Oct 2018 | By Helen Gilbert

Goodwin will manage the day-to-day activities of the McColl’s trading team

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Weldon W. Whitener made analytics head at Pricesearcher

09 Oct 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Whitener has been hired ahead of the price comparison site’s full launch, planned for January 2019

George Wright

George Wright to join Marks & Spencer in food team shake-up

08 Oct 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Wright was one of the key people behind Tesco’s Project Reset range review

Andrew McInnes

2 Sisters in major senior management shakeup

04 Oct 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Three of Kers’ “trusted lieutenants” from Müller have taken top jobs in 2 Sisters’ people, poultry and transformation departments

Sam Mitchell

Pladis names Sam Mitchell as McVitie’s & cake GM for UK&I

04 Oct 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Mitchell was most recently commercial marketing director at SHS Drinks

Andrew Cracknell

Andrew Cracknell given 'clear mission' as new CEO of Tulip

01 Oct 2018 | By Carina Perkins

The former 2 Sisters red meat boss been tasked with restoring earnings at Danish Crown’s UK pork business

sonja bentley

Sleaford Quality Foods hires Sonja Bentley to new exec role

01 Oct 2018 | By Carina Perkins

She joins as commercial director as the company looks to target the retail market for the first time

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Morrisons chairman Andrew Higginson appointed IGD president

26 Sep 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Higginson will succeed Coca-Cola boss Leendert den Hollander

david milner tyrrells

Ex-Tyrrells boss David Milner named Lily's Kitchen CEO

26 Sep 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Founder Henrietta Morrison becomes chair and global brand director

Louise Stigant GroceryAid

Mondelez MD Louise Stigant joins GroceryAid board of trustees

26 Sep 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Morrisons special projects lawyer Helen Murray also becomes a trustee

martin race bestway

Bestway MD Martin Race to retire this year

21 Sep 2018 | By Adam Leyland

Race became trading director of Bestway in 2014 and MD in 2016

tim rycroft fdf

Tim Rycroft made chief operating officer at the FDF

20 Sep 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Rycroft joined the FDF in September 2015 as director of corporate affairs



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