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David Shaw

David Shaw leaves Genius to become MD at Good Hemp

20 Oct 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Good Hemp has appointed Genius Gluten Free commercial director David Shaw as its new MD

Sue Garfitt

Sue Garfitt promoted to Alpro VP of customer development

20 Oct 2017 | By Rachel Graham

Alpro UK & Ireland commercial director Sue Garfitt has been promoted to the role of vice president of customer development


Malcolm Burns made senior VP & international MD at Amplify Subscription

19 Oct 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

As interim international MD since June, Burns has created and begun executing a performance improvement plan

galen levi

Galen Levi joins Select & Save as trading director Subscription

16 Oct 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

It comes just one week after the group announced former One Stop boss Andrew King as its new MD

Matt Atkinson, Co-op

Matt Atkinson joins the Co-op as chief membership officer Subscription

16 Oct 2017

Atkinson will support director of community and campaigns Rufus Olins…

mike sheldon

Medina Dairy MD Mike Sheldon leaves to return to consultancy

13 Oct 2017 | By Kevin White

Sheldon has spent more than 25 years working in the dairy sector

Chris Dee Manilife

Chris Dee switches to 'brand incubator' role with Manílife

13 Oct 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Peanut butter startup Manílife expected to be first of many startups Dee helps…

Andrew King MD Select & Save

Ex-One Stop franchise boss Andrew King is MD at Select & Save Subscription

12 Oct 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Former One Stop franchise boss Andrew King has taken over as MD of Select & Save…

alan quinn liberation nuts

Alan Quinn joins nut brand Liberation as sales manager

11 Oct 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Quinn is a former account manager at Procter & Gamble

David Stead Majestic

David Stead joins Majestic Wine as non-executive director Subscription

10 Oct 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The former CFO of home furnishings retailer Dunelm and finance director at Boots will take up the role next month

Shaun Foley

Shaun Foley joins Oakland International in operations role

06 Oct 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Foley has worked in the retail, food and fmcg industry for 35 years


Former Matalan COO Arnu Misra takes over as interim Nisa CEO Subscription

06 Oct 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The appointment comes one week after the resignation of Nick Read

Gareth Bath Curious

Ex BrewDog MD Gareth Bath joins Chapel Down as beer boss

04 Oct 2017 | By Carina Perkins

The appointment is part of the English winemaker’s “ambitious plans” for beer and cider brand Curious

Paul Walker - Waitrose

Waitrose buyer Paul Walker to get extended sourcing role Subscription

04 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Walker will look after meat, poultry, fish, frozen food and dairy, and assume responsibility for agricultural strategy

nick canning

Iceland joint-MD Nick Canning leaves the business Subscription

04 Oct 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

CEO Malcolm Walker informed staff of Canning’s departure last week

james lancaster mccolls

James Lancaster leaves McColl's as P&H speculation mounts Subscription

04 Oct 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Lancaster is reported to be working with private equity firm Carlyle Group as it looks to complete a takeover for the wholesaler

Innis & Gunn Crawford Sinclair

Innis & Gunn adds three to its board in wake of private equity sale Subscription

02 Oct 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Scottish craft brewer has added three directors to its board following the completion of its minority sale to global private equity house L Catterton last month.


Departure of Nisa CEO Nick Read 'will not impact Co-op bid' Subscription

02 Oct 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Nisa confirmed on Saturday that Read was stepping down at a crucial time for the buying group

Lorenzo Barbera

Remeo Gelato names Lorenzo Barbera as head of marketing Subscription

02 Oct 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Barbera will join the premium dessert brand on 16 October as ‘brand sherpa’

Steven Cahillane

Kellogg appoints former Coke and AB InBev exec as CEO as Bryant retires

28 Sep 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Kellogg CEO John Bryant is stepping down from the helm of the global cereal and snack supplier next week after seven years in the role

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