In her new role, Taylor will support Moy Park’s strategic growth plans and will be responsible for “spearheading leadership and talent development across the business”.
Taylor has over 17 years of experience in the food industry, having held the role of head of organisational development at Samworth Brothers and, most recently, head of leadership and talent development at Tulip.
She is also a member of the Council for City & Guilds, the National Industry Skills Board and the Harper Adams Meat Advisory Board.
‘Wealth of experience’
HR and performance director Kirsty Wilkins said: “Moy Park places a great deal of importance on talent, which is critical to the future growth and success of the business. With an innovative and passionate approach to talent development, Nicky brings a wealth of experience and her appointment represents a significant investment in our people.”
On her new appointment, Taylor said: “Moy Park prides itself on recruiting and retaining the brightest and best talent, creating a working environment in which they can thrive. I’m delighted to be joining an excellent team and contributing to the company’s ongoing success.”
In May 2018, Chris Kirke was appointed to the role of president, moving over from Greencore. Over the past 12 months, the company has made significant investments in facilities, including £450,000 in an innovation lounge at its Grantham site and £18m in its Lincolnshire sites.