The move comes less than two weeks after David Potts took over as ceo of the troubled retailer.
In our latest round up of arrivals and exits in the food and drink industry, we also feature appointments at United Biscuits, the Food and Drink Federation, First Milk, Müller Dairy and the Institute of Food Science and Technology.
There were also appointments at Britvic, Graham’s The Family Dairy, AG Barr, Cargill and muesli maker Cuckoo Foods.
The Ice Cream Alliance and the Scottish Food Trade Association also made presidential appointments.
To get the full story on all these appointments, view our photogallery.
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