Ingredients manufacturer KTC Edibles has appointed a new head of business development for its edible oils and fats division.
Gary Lewis joined the producer from Silbury Marketing, where he spent eight years as board director responsible for the oils and fats part of the business.
With more than three decades’ experience within the industry, Lewis has held senior roles at some of the leading refineries, distributors and manufacturers in the UK – including Cargill, Nortech Foods and New Britain Oils.
He is also the current vice president and former president and chairman of the National Edible Oil Distributors Association, working to protect and promote the production of high-quality oils and fats across the UK.
Commenting on his new role, Lewis said: “Joining KTC is a really exciting prospect. The company is in a fantastic position and has ambitious plans for future expansion.
“I'm looking forward to taking on the challenge, putting our strategy into practice and ensuring the business achieves its full potential in terms of brand, product range and market share.”