McBride has added a wealth of fmcg finance experience to its board with the capture of a new non-executive director.

Jeff Carr is currently finance director at travel company FirstGroup but has held senior finance roles at companies including Unilever and Associated British Foods.

Carr also previously worked at rival household goods manufacturer Reckitt Benckiser.

“His experience in a wide range of major companies with international exposure will be of enormous benefit to our company,” said McBride chairman Iain Napier.

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