Weetabix ceo Giles Turrell is backing tommorrow’s third Leadership Symposium

Weetabix boss backs Leadership Symposium

By Mike Stones

Weetabix ceo Giles Turrell is backing the third Leadership Symposium – which takes place tomorrow (November 28) at Rothamsted Research Centre – as a place to update food and drink industry leadership skills.

Food industry people on the move

People on the move in the food and drink industry

By Laurence Gibbons

Morrisons’ announcement that former Tesco boss Andrew Higginson would take over as chairman when Sir Ian Gibson retires in 2015 leads our selection of the latest people on the move in the food and drink industry.

Blenkiron replaces Raymond, who left Red Tractor to focus on his NFU responsibilites

Red Tractor appoints new vice chairman

By Laurence Gibbons

Red Tractor Assurance has appointed Andrew Blenkiron as its new vice chairman following Meurig Raymond’s decision to leave the role in November.

Currie has left the Lightbody Group after 15 years with the business

Currie leaves Finsbury Food Group

By Laurence Gibbons

Crawford Currie has stood down from the board of Finsbury Food Group and as finance director of the Lightbody Group.

Mustoe will stand down after four years at the helm of First Milk

First Milk’s chairman to stand down

By Laurence Gibbons

Bill Mustoe has stood down as chairman of First Milk. He will leave the role, which he has held since 2009, at the group's AGM in October.

Sullivan stands down as Greencore chairman, after 10 years in the role

New chairman for Greencore

By Laurence Gibbons

Chilled food manufacturer Greencore has announced that Gary Kennedy will succeed Ned Sullivan as chairman when he retires after the annual general meeting in January.

Durant will succeed Netherton as Greggs chairman next May

Greggs announces new chairman

By Laurence Gibbons

High street sandwich retailer Greggs has announced that Ian Durant will take over as chairman of the board next May.

Andrew Jorêt: new chairman of the British Egg Industry Council

New chairman for British Egg Industry Council

By Mike Stones

The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) has elected Andrew Jorêt as its new chairman after the retirement of Andrew Parker, who had held the role since 1996.


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