Sales, marketing and distribution specialist Food Brokers has appointed Gareth Toms grocery sales director. Toms, who will be responsible for the grocery, impulse and foodservice sectors, joined Food Brokers in March last year as sales controller for its telecoms division. He was subsequently given responsibility for integrating the Kellogg's convenience and impulse business within Food Brokers. Food Brokers chairman Victor Cracknell said: "Gareth Toms has already made a significant contribution to the company. We are delighted to make this very important appointment at a time when Food Brokers has its strongest ever portfolio of brands with exciting new plans and initiatives to come." Before working for Food Brokers, Toms worked for Unilever Bestfoods for six years in roles that included national account manager, national field sales manager and channel development manager. Prior to that he worked for Mars Confectionery from 1993-1995 as a business development manager. {{PEOPLE MOVES }}