Proctor joins from safety and quality testing firm Exova, where he is currently director food and consumer products. He will take up the role on June 10.
He has spent his entire career in the food and consumer product safety and quality assurance industries. Previous roles included director roles at firms such as SAI Global Assurance Services and the European Food Safety Inspection Services.
‘Wealth of experience’
The BRC said in a statement that Proctor will bring a “wealth” of management and operational experience to the role.
“Mark’s understanding and experience of working with European and US retailers and manufacturers will be particularly valuable. As a member of the BRC leadership team, he will support the vital part the retail sector and its supply chains play in promoting consumer confidence and safety.”
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