Former Warburtons MD Robert Higginson has resurfaced as chairman of baker Frank Roberts & Sons.

Higginson left Warburtons in June 2012 after 11 years, including six as MD. “I am delighted to have joined a family business with a great heritage and look forward to working with the board in realising their ambitions,” he said.

Deputy chairman Mike Roberts said: “The whole family are delighted to welcome Robert.”