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Dairy Crest Appoints Tom Atherton as Deputy Chief Executive

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Dairy Crest Appoints Tom Atherton as Deputy Chief Executive

Dairy Crest Appoints Tom Atherton as Deputy Chief Executive
January 18
09:25 2018

Dairy Crest has appointed Tom Atherton as Deputy Chief Executive with immediate effect. He retains his responsibilities as Group Finance Director.

Tom Atherton.

Since his appointment to the Board in 2013, Tom Atherton has taken on additional responsibilities including the chairmanship of Frylight, the strategic leadership of Dairy Crest’s Butters, Spreads and Oils business, and more recently the chairmanship of its ingredients business. His appointment as Deputy Chief Executive recognises the additional responsibilities which he has assumed as well as his important contribution to the business. The Group Finance department has been expanded to accommodate Tom Atherton’s new role.

Mark Allen, Chief Executive of Dairy Crest, says: “I am delighted that Tom has been appointed Deputy Chief Executive. He is an integral part of the Dairy Crest management team and this appointment will allow him to focus his attention on broader aspects of the Company’s development. This new role recognises his many achievements but is also a reflection of the increased responsibilities he is taking on. I look forward to continuing our successful partnership and working together in the years to come.”

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