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New Chairman For Finsbury Food Group

New Chairman For Finsbury Food Group
May 14
14:20 2014

Finsbury Food Group, a leading UK manufacturer of cake and bread bakery goods, has appointed Peter Baker as Non-Executive Director Chairman with effect from 1 July 2014.

Peter Baker has over 30 years’ senior CEO and Directorships experience within the global bakery and consumer packaged goods industry. Most recently, he held the position of Managing Director of Maple Leaf Bakery between 2009 to 2013, moving into this position after the sale of La Fornaia Bakeries, of which he was the CEO. Under his leadership, La Fornaia sales and profits increased significantly, driven by the introduction of innovative new products.

Prior to these roles Peter Baker held senior COO and Director positions at RHM Consumer Brands,  British Bakeries and was Managing Director of Rank Hovis Mills. Peter Baker was previously Non-Executive Director at Jordans Cereals, now a part of Associated British Foods. He has also served as Vice President CIAA (European trade association for food and drink).

Following significant tenures with the Group, both Martin Lightbody and David Marshall will step down as Non-Executive Chairman and Non-Executive Director respectively.

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