Carlsberg UK has appointed Alistair Gaunt as vice-president for its Nationals Sales Business Unit, reporting to chief executive officer Julian Momen.
He joins the brewer from Premier Foods, where he served as grocery sales director for two years, and will manage Carlsberg UK’s national pub and family brewers accounts.
Gaunt has 20 years’ experience in the food and drink industry, including a number of senior roles at Cadbury.
Commenting on the appointment, Momen said: “Alistair brings with him a blend of operational and strategic experience, most notably gained during a transformation phase at Premier Foods and over some years at Cadbury.
“His leadership and strong people skills will be a great asset to Carlsberg UK and I am delighted that he is joining my team.”