Young’s Seafood has appointed Tim Busby as its new chief financial officer, effective from January 2 next year.
Busby – currently international finance director at Hallmark Cards – brings 13 years of experience in the food industry to his new role, including 6 years as finance director for Orangina Schweppes.
Previously, Busby held a number of senior finance roles at Cadbury Schweppes and Cadbury Trebor Bassett.
Commenting on his appointment, Busby said: “I’m delighted to be joining the team at Young’s Seafood. Young’s is a business with a high capability and a reputation for quality across multiple categories supplying into the retail and foodservice sectors.
“The company is making significant progress in executing its strategic plan and I am very much looking forward to playing a role in driving the business forward.”
Busby is to succeed Malcolm Lofts, who will retire from the role and as a member of the board on December 31 this year, after more than 30 years working in the food industry. Lofts will continue to support the company in an advisory role.