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Board Appointment at Premier Foods

    Board Appointment at Premier Foods

UK food group Premier Foods has appointed Jennifer Laing as a non executive director with effect from 1 October 2012. Jennifer Laing has over 30 years experience in brand building and communications including 16 years with Saatchi & Saatchi, twice as chairman of theLondonoffice, and culminating in her role as chairman and CEO of Saatchi […]

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New Head at Barilla

    New Head at Barilla

The Barilla Group has appointed Claudio Colzani as its new chief executive. The appointment will be effective starting from October.
Mr Colzani, a veteran of Unilever, started his career as a sales trainee in Italy in 1984. Over the past decade, he has held senior roles around the world, from chairman of Unilever Bestfoods in Brazil, […]

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Diageo Appoints Ivan Menezes as Chief Operating Officer

    Diageo Appoints Ivan Menezes as Chief Operating Officer

Diageo has appointed Ivan Menezes (pictured) as chief operating officer. Ivan Menezes has been promoted from his position as president Diageo North America and chairman of Diageo Asia Pacific and Diageo Latin America & Caribbean.
As chief operating officer, Ivan Menezes will lead Diageo’s operating businesses globally adding responsibility for Europe and Africa to his current responsibility […]

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SABMiller Appoints New Group Chief Brewer

    SABMiller Appoints New Group Chief Brewer

SABMiller has appointed Professor Katherine Smart (pictured) as group chief brewer to replace Professor Barry Axcell, who is retiring at the end of July 2012 after almost 35 years of service with the company. Katherine Smart, who is the current SABMiller Professor of Brewing Science and the Head of the School of Biosciencesat the Universityof Nottingham, […]

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New Chief For Carlsberg UK

    New Chief For Carlsberg UK

Carlsberg UK has appointed Benet Slay, formerly managing director, Northern Europe for Diageo, as its new chief executive. He will join Carlsberg UK on 1st March.
Having initially qualified as a management accountant while at Unilever, Benet Slay worked for PepsiCo between 1991-2004, during which time he worked in Southern Europe, the USA, was general manager […]

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Coca-Cola Hellenic Appoints New Chief Financial Office

    Coca-Cola Hellenic Appoints New Chief Financial Office

Athens-based Coca-Cola Hellenic, the world’s second-largest bottler of products of The Coca-Cola Company, has announced that its chief financial officer, Robert Murray, will resign from the group to return to his native USA during 2012. Michalis Imellos, currently general manager of Coca-Cola Hellenic inRomania & Moldova will succeed Robert Murray in the position as chief […]

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New Head For Heineken’s Central and Eastern Europe Region

    New Head For Heineken’s Central and Eastern Europe Region

Nico Nusmeier, regional president of Heineken Central and Eastern Europe, has decided to leave the global brewing group. Effective from January 1st, 2012 he will be succeeded by Jan Derck van Karnebeek, currently managing director, Romania. In his new role, Jan Derck will be based inVienna as a member of Heneken’s executive committee, reporting to […]

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New Finance Director at Premier Foods

    New Finance Director at Premier Foods

Michael Clarke, who joined Premier Foods during the summer as chief executive, has completed assembling his new leadership team with the appointment of Mark Moran as executive director and chief financial officer, replacing Jim Smart, who joined the group in 2009. Mark Moran’s most recent appointment was as group finance director of SSL International, a […]

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Pernod Ricard Appoints New Head For UK Business

    Pernod Ricard Appoints New Head For UK Business

Denis O’Flynn has been appointed as managing director of Pernod Ricard, UK. He joined Pernod Ricard subsidiary Irish Distillers in 1998 as human resources director having held various positions in the drinks industry inIrelandsince 1984. He was appointed commercial directorIrelandin March, 2010 and has held the position of managing director, Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard since […]

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New Executive Board Appointment at FrieslandCampina

    New Executive Board Appointment at FrieslandCampina

Roelof Joosten has bee appointed as a member of the executive board of Royal FrieslandCampina with effect from 1st January 2012. Within the executive board he will be responsible as chief operating officer for the business group Ingredients. He has been responsible for this business group as executive director sine January 2011.
 
Roelof Joosten has been […]

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Premier Foods Appoints New Chief Executive

    Premier Foods Appoints New Chief Executive

Premier Foods has appointed Mike Clarke, currently president of Kraft Foods Europe, as chief executive with effect from 1st September 2011. Mike Clarke is one of the most senior executives in the European food industry.
In his role at Kraft he was responsible for managing the group’s entire European business, with revenues of $13b, 58 manufacturing […]

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New Head For Kraft Foods Europe

Kraft Foods has named Timothy Cofer, to succeed Michael Clarke as president of its European business. Timothy Cofer will report to chairman and chief executive Irene Rosenfeld and become a member of the Kraft executive team.
He will be based in Zurich, Switzerland. Kraft Foods Europe has revenues of $13b, operates 58 manufacturing sites and employs […]

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New Chief For Adams Foods

    New Chief For Adams Foods

Ian Toal has been appointed as the new chief executive of Adams Foods, the British consumer foods business which is part of the Irish Dairy Board. He is expected to take up the position later this summer. Ian Toal is currently managing director of IAWS Foods UK, a subsidiary of Aryzta, the international speciality bakery […]

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New Head for Kellogg’s European Business

    New Head for Kellogg’s European Business

Stephen Twaddell has been appointed as president of Kellogg’s European operations, which employs 8,000 people and had sales of $2.2b and an operating profit of $364m in 2010. Headquartered in Dublin, the division includes Kellogg’s UK & Ireland business and extends as far as Russia, Turkey and the Middle East.
Stephen Twaddell has been with the […]

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Board Appointment at Coca-Cola Enterprises

    Board Appointment at Coca-Cola Enterprises

Coca-Cola Enterprises, the world’s third-largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, has appointed Garry Watts as a director with immediate effect. He will serve on the finance and audit committees of CCE’s board of directors.
He currently serves on the board of directors at Stagecoach Group, where he is senior independent director and chairman of the audit committee, and […]

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New Chief at Thorntons

    New Chief at Thorntons

UK confectionery retailer Thorntons has appointed Jonathan Hart as group chief executive with effect from January 4th 2011. Jonathan Hart’s retail and consumer goods experience spans more than 25 years. For the past five years he has been managing director of UK coffee chain Caffe Nero, where, during his tenure, the business has more than doubled […]

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Board Appointment at Diageo

Diageo has appointed Lord Mervyn Davies of Abersoch to its board effective from 1st September 2010. He becomes a non-executive director and his responsibilities will include membership of the audit, the nomination and the remuneration committees.
Lord Davies was previously Minister for Trade, Investment and Small Business for the UK Government between January 2009 and May […]

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