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Pictured: Newly appointed commercial director for Brockmans Gin, Herni Brunel

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Brockmans Gin switches UK distributor

By Bethan Grylls

The premium gin brand has appointed a new distributor following the decision to end its agreement with Proximo UK after three years, alongside making another senior appointment.

Elin Roberts co-founded the company alongside Chris Kong, Driando Ahnan-Winarno, and Fabio Rinaldo

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Better Nature names second CEO

By Bethan Grylls

The UK’s fastest-growing meat-free brand in retail has seen a leadership shuffle, as Elin Roberts joins Chris Kong as co-CEO.

Emily Miles steps down as FSA lead

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FSA chief executive returns to Defra

By Bethan Grylls

Emily Miles has announced that she will be leaving her role at the Food Standards Agency (FSA) this September, as she departs for a position at Defra.

Pictured top: Graeme Williams, Baker & Baker / Bottom (L-R): Martin Drewery and Paul Trotter, Silvery Tweed

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Leadership changes at two bakery producers

By Bethan Grylls

European bakery business Baker & Baker has appointed a new UK CCO, whilst cereal and seed manufacturer Silvery Tweed announces technical manager.

James Arrow (pictured) is the new CEO of Brewdog

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Brewdog CEO departs from role after 17 years

By Gwen Ridler

Brewdog has appointed James Arrow as its new chief executive, succeeding co-founder James Watt, as part of the brewer’s succession plan put in place last year.

Pictured from L-R: Adam Park, Matt Birch, Charlotte Hill (Felix Project CEO), Paul Drechsler and Gabriel Fernández. Credit: Left image: BigTImages / Right image: Mars Wrigley

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Powerhouses on the move

By Bethan Grylls

Leaders at Amazon Fresh, the International Chamber of Commerce UK, and Hello Fresh have been appointed onto The Felix Project’s Board of Trustees, while Gabriel Fernández steps into the role of president of Global Emerging Markets (GEM) for Mars Snacking.

Hildon will take up the role on 7 May 2024. Credit: Ginsters

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Ginsters appoints new managing director

By William Dodds

Pasty manufacturer Ginsters has announced the appointment of Langmead Herbs CEO Stephanie Hildon as its new managing director.

Tate & Lyle CFO Dawn Allen and innocent Drinks' COO James Davenport will be departing their roles

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C-suites stepping down

By Bethan Grylls

Both innocent Drinks and Tate & Lyle have lost key leaders, as James Davenport and Dawn Allen depart their respective roles as innocent COO and Tate & Lyle CFO.

Harrison joined the business in 2021 as chief commercial officer. Credit: Princes Group

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Princes Group appoints new CEO

By William Dodds

Food and drink manufacturer Princes Group has announced the appointment of Simon Harrison as its new chief executive.

Little Moons announces the appointment of Joanna Allen as its new Chief Executive Officer

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Little Moons nabs Graze CEO

By Bethan Grylls

The mochi brand will see the head of Graze, Joanna Allen, take the helm this summer, following the sudden departure of Mike Hedges earlier this month.

Darren Osborn, Henley Bridge's new digital strategy director (left); father and son Simon and William Theakston (from L-R, top right); and Brian Meyer, Holmach's new projects director (bottom, right)

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Latest food and drink hires and promotions

By Bethan Grylls

Here is a round-up of the latest appointments from the food and drink industry, including a raft of new positions at ingredients supplier Henley Bridge after a record breaking year.

Pictured: Kavita Jain and Tim Warren

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Two Unilever leaders join Mars Wrigley

By Bethan Grylls

Two new recruits will join the senior leadership team at Mars Wrigley Global Emerging Markets (GEM) as the snacking business looks to strengthen its global position and innovation offering.

Hoxton Farms makes another big announcement as Nick Halla joins board (pictured)

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Hoxton Farms expands board with new member Nick Halla

By Bethan Grylls

The former chief strategy officer and senior vice president of international for Impossible Foods is the latest addition to company's board and is 'huge vote in confidence’ in the latest of a series of big scale-up moves.

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