Science in Sport and Greencore appointments

By Gwen Ridler

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Science in Sport and Greencore announces senior appointments this past week
Science in Sport and Greencore announces senior appointments this past week

Related tags appointments Sports nutrition fresh prepared meals

This past week saw sports nutrition firm Science in Sport and prepared meals manufacturer Greencore Group announce senior appointments.

Sports nutrition firm Science in Sport has appointed Daniel Lampard as its news chief financial officer, effective from 19 October 2022. 

Currently chief financial officer of direct-to-consumer business Unbound Group, Lampard is to succeed James Simpson who has now left Science in Sport.  

Lampard has held a number of senior finance roles during his career, including serving as chief financial officer of direct to consumer for Glanbia Performance Nutrition. Prior to this, he’s held roles as AO world and Manchester Airport Group. 

Experience in the sector  

Commenting on his appointment, chief executive Stephon Moon said: “I am delighted to welcome a CFO of Dan's calibre to the group. His sector-specific experience in performance nutrition and deep insight of online businesses will substantially strengthen the executive management as we move into our next growth phase.” 

Greg Edwards has been appointed interim chief financial officer at Science in Sport intil Lampard commences in his new role. 

Meanwhile, last week saw the appointment of Leslie Van de Walle as chair designate for fresh prepared meals manufacturer Greencore Group. 

Greencore succession  

Walle will succeed current chair Gary Kennedy at the conclusion of the manufacturers annual general meeting in January 2023. Kennedy, who has been executive chair since 2021, chair since 2013 and a non-executive director since 2008, will retire as chair and from the board on the same date. 

Currently chair of Euromney Institutuional Investor and non-executive director of HSBC UK Bank, Walle brings many years of food sector experience to the role, having served in senior management positions at Danone, Cadbury Schweppes and United Biscuits – where he served as group chief executive. 

His executive career included serving as group chief executive at Rexam and as executive vice president of global retail at Shell. 

Executive chair Gary Kennedy said: Leslie brings a wealth of Non-Executive and Chair experience across multiple sectors including food.  

I know that he will provide the board with strong and effective leadership and that he will be a great support to our incoming chief executive Dalton Philips, who has been involved in the process and welcomes Leslie’s appointment.” 

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