S&A Foods appoints new md

By Laurence Gibbons

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Fearnley-Brown brings more than 25 years' experience to the role
Fearnley-Brown brings more than 25 years' experience to the role

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Chilled ethnic food manufacturer S&A Foods has appointed David Fearnley-Brown as its new md.

Fearnley-Brown will bring more than 25 years’ experience to the role, gained at firms including Oscar Mayer, Northern Foods, 2 Sisters Food Group and Roberts Bakery.

The Derby-based business’ ceo, Perween Warsi, said his appointment came after the introduction of major business efficiencies led by an innovative new product development programme and new strategic customer relationships.

“Fearnley-Brown will play a pivotal role in enabling us to manage current partnerships and to expand our customer base, with the support of a strong and highly committed team,”​ she added.

Personality of the year

Warsi was awarded the Food manufacturing excellence award for Personality of the year in 2012.

The award is made to an individual chosen from a shortlist of candidates proposed by the Food Manufacture ​editorial team. The overall winner is decided by the readers of FoodManufacture.co.uk.

The candidates for this year’s honour​ are Greencore ceo Patrick Coveney; Charlie Bigham’s founder Charlie Bigham; Professor of food safety at the Institute for Global Food Security, Queen’s University Belfast Chris Elliott; Adnams ceo Dr Andy Wood; founders of Sweet Mandarin the Tse Sisters and Premier Foods ceo Gavin Darby.

Last year, the prize was won by Wyke Farms boss Richard Clothier.

Make sure you are one of the first people to find out who is crowned Personality of the year by booking your place at the awards ceremony​ on November 20.

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