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New Chairman For Premier Foods

New Chairman For Premier Foods
July 02
10:49 2010

Premier Foods, the UK’s largest domestic food processor, has appointed Ronnie Bell, the former president of Kraft Foods Europe, as non-executive chairman with effect from 1st October 2010. Ronnie Bell spent 30 years with Kraft, the world’s second largest food company. During this time he held a number of senior management appointments culminating in his appointment as president of Kraft Foods Europe. In this role he was responsible for all the group’s coffee, chocolate and grocery brands in the region.

Ronnie Bell.

Ronnie Bell is currently non-executive chairman of Milk Link, a leading UK dairy co-operative, and a non-executive director of Ansell, an international healthcare group, and The Edrington Group, the Scotch whisky distiller. Ronnie Bell has been a non-executive director of UK convenience food business Northern Foods since 2005 but has stepped down from this role in order to take up his appointment as chairman of Premier Foods.

Premier Foods has also announced the appointment of Charles Miller Smith as non-executive deputy chairman also with effect from 1st October 2010.

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