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Andy Higginson (L) and Charles Wilson (R) have been appointed GroceryAid president and vice-president respectively

GroceryAid appoints new president

By Gwen Ridler

Morrisons chairman Andy Higginson has been appointed president of charity GroceryAid, effective from July 1.

No glass ceiling blocking women: Nestlé’s boss Fiona Kendrick

Nestlé boss rejects 'glass ceiling' theory

By Nicholas Robinson

Nestlé’s boss Fiona Kendrick has rejected accusations that a glass ceiling is preventing women from becoming leaders of big UK food and drink firms.

Andrew Underwood (left) and Alastair Macphie

Macphie appoints new executive chairman

By Nicholas Robinson

Alastair Macphie will become executive chairman of bakery ingredients firm Macphie later this year, following an 18-year stint as chief executive officer, as part of a management restructure.

Moloney has officially stood down as group md, after announcing his intention to do so in May

Glanbia boss retires

By Laurence Gibbons

Dairy firm Glanbia’s group md John Moloney has left his role, although he will continue on the board of the group’s 40% associate company Glanbia Ingredients Ireland.

Mark Moran's departure was further evidence of 'the revolving door' at Premier Foods, said City analysts

Premier Foods: another boss quits

By Mike Stones

Premier Foods’ executive director and chief financial officer (cfo) Mark Moran is to leave the firm, in what City analyst Panmure Gordon called further evidence that “the revolving door continues to spin”.

Hynes will step down to pursue a non-executive career

Nichols boss to stand-down

By Laurence Gibbons

Soft drinks firm Nichols ceo Brendan Hynes will step down from his role in order to pursue a non-executive career.

Grimwood has headed up Nestlé UK & Ireland since January 2009

Nestlé’s UK chief moves to US

By John Wood

Paul Grimwood, chairman and chief executive of Nestlé UK & Ireland, has been appointed chairman and chief executive of Nestlé USA, based in Glendale, California, from October 2012.

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.

Can Premier's new ceo arrest the firm's profit slide?

Exit Schofield: Premier Foods appoints new ceo

By Anne Bruce

Premier Foods has pleased the City and commentators with the speedy appointment of Mike Clarke from Kraft Foods as its new ceo, after analysts described a late June trading statement as "shocking".

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Unilever is "delivering on its promises"

By By staff reporter

Unilever is “delivering on its promises” and can no longer be described as a “supertanker” or “resistant to change”, according to a new report from Investec Securities.

Tulip appoints UK chief executive

Tulip appoints UK chief executive

Tulip has appointed Steve Murrells into the newly created role of chief executive officer for its UK operation. Murrells will take up his position...

New president at PepsiCo UK and Ireland

New president at PepsiCo UK and Ireland

PepsiCo has appointed Richard Evans, currently general manager of Walkers Snack Foods, as the new president of PepsiCo UK and Ireland, with immediate...

MTC elects honorary president

MTC elects honorary president

The Meat Training Council (MTC) has appointed Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones as its honorary president. Emmanuel-Jones will help raise awareness of the...

David Page joins S&A Foods

David Page joins S&A Foods

S&A Foods, supplier of chilled and frozen ethnic ready meals and snacks, has announced the appointment of David Page as md. The appointment is...

IGD promotes two members

IGD promotes two members

By Hayley Brown

Justin King, chief executive of Sainsbury, has been appointed president of the international food and grocery expert and Charles Wilson, chief...

Ross Warburton elected president FDF

Ross Warburton elected president FDF

By Hayley Brown

The executive director of Warburtons has been elected president of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).Ross Warburton’s term of office will start...

Lauritzen takes over at Arla Foods UK

Lauritzen takes over at Arla Foods UK

Group executive director Peter Lauritzen (58), who for the past 13 years has been responsible for Arla Foods’ ingredients business, has been...

Changeovers

Changeovers

Ron Mellow of HJ Heinz is the new chairman of the Chilled Food Association (CFA). Previously vice chairman, Mellow has been a member of CFA's...

Changeovers

Changeovers

Former md of Müller Dairy UK and recently responsible for international activities for the Müller Group Ken Wood has resigned to join the Weetabix...

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