He reports to head of trading Mike Sonia and has joined the confectionery and snacks wholesaler from Nichols, the soft drinks supplier where he was group purchasing controller. Before that he held several purchasing roles in the wholesale distribution sector.
MD Philip Jenkins said: “We are pleased that Milligan’s most recent experience brings with it an implicit understanding of fmcg manufacturing operations. We fully expect our suppliers to appreciate this additional dimension to our total package.”
He added: “He is a professional negotiator with an analytical mind and should make a valuable addition.”