A multi-billion pound food company with plans to develop a new £100m foodservice business is seeking a sales director in the Boardroom section of The Grocer's appointments this week. The post has been newly created and the successful candidate will lead the account management team and work closely with the NPD and marketing teams. The company is looking for someone with a track record in people management, innovative NPD initiatives, and a strong commercial focus. He or she will also need to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the classic foodservice end users such as pubs, hotel chains, schools and social services as well as the distributors who supply them. l See page 69 for more information. {{NEWS }}