Cheese and butter supplier Staple Dairy Products has appointed Peter Rose as sales and marketing manager. Rose previously worked for New Zealand Milk, St Ivel and Kraft Foods and said he would develop business in new categories across multiple, wholesale and foodservice accounts.

operations chief
Chilled and frozen food distributor Frigoscandia Distribution has made Terry Murphy operations director. He was previously national transport manager for multi-channel retailer Argos.

joining the board
Business-to-business cooked chicken specialist Maxway Food Products has expanded its board to include sales director Roy Bloxham, production director Mark McLintic and finance director Geoff Hulley. Hulley also has special responsibility for poultry buying.