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FSA Appoints Jason Feeney As Chief Executive
Thursday April 13 2017 08:58
Bakkavor appoints Yvette Sowerby As Technical Director
Wednesday April 05 2017 03:21
API Strengthens Its Focus On Global Growth With New Appointment
Tuesday April 04 2017 03:14
Packaging Automation’s Talented Engineer Wins Best Apprentice in Cheshire and Warrington
Monday March 27 2017 04:05
Key Appointment To Support Linx’s Global Sales Growth
Wednesday March 22 2017 17:50
Anritsu Announces Appointment Of New MD For UK
Wednesday March 22 2017 17:45
Bakkavor Continues Strong Apprenticeship Drive
Wednesday March 08 2017 11:06
Domino Printing Sciences Marketing Director Dies
Tuesday February 14 2017 13:50
Talented New Trio Tops Up KM Packaging Team
Friday January 20 2017 09:42
Troy Foods Appoints Managing Director For Salads Division
Thursday January 19 2017 04:45
ULMA Packaging Boosts UK Team
Friday January 13 2017 04:28
One Of Advanced Dynamics’ Founding Duo Retires
Wednesday January 11 2017 08:22
Atheon Analytics Welcomes New SKUtrak Client Manager
Monday January 09 2017 04:13
Paramount Packaging Appoints Operations Manager
Friday December 16 2016 09:12
PFF Strengthens Leadership Team With New Head Of Sales
Tuesday November 22 2016 04:47
EHL Ingredients Expands Purchasing Team To Support Business Growth
Thursday September 15 2016 02:25
Birch Appointment To Sales Director Supports Parkside Growth
Tuesday August 16 2016 03:44
EHL Ingredients Boosts Management Team With New Appointment
Wednesday July 27 2016 05:19
Tim Paul Appointed Global OEM Development Director For Domino Printing Sciences
Wednesday June 15 2016 05:08
Food And Drink Federation Appoints Munday As Chief Scientific Officer
Thursday May 12 2016 04:12
New Directors At Kotkamills Consumer Boards
Monday April 25 2016 04:47
Domino CEO Joins Brother Executive Management Team
Thursday April 14 2016 04:54
Paul Doody Takes On Global Marketing Director Role At Domino Printing Sciences
Monday April 04 2016 05:48
Jette Andersen Appointed MD Of Premier Foods International Business Unit
Monday March 21 2016 05:57
Parkside Investment Plans Buoyed By Appointment Of New UK Operations Director
Tuesday March 08 2016 17:51
New Retail Director for Waitrose
Wednesday March 02 2016 08:00
Peter Cusick Appointed Partner At Roythornes
Wednesday February 24 2016 03:55
Domino Appoints New Group HR Director
Monday February 22 2016 08:38
Roberts Mart Announces New Managerial Appointments Following Multi-Million Pound Investment
Friday February 12 2016 04:01
LPR Announces Two Senior Promotions
Wednesday February 10 2016 06:12
KM Packaging Quick Off The Blocks With Senior Double Hire
Friday January 29 2016 08:11
Senior Ishida Appointment Strengthens MEA Support
Thursday January 21 2016 06:11
Parkside Makes Two Appointments As Company Looks To Challenge New Markets
Friday January 15 2016 09:23
API Further Strengthens Its Focus On Growth With New Appointment
Thursday December 03 2015 06:55
Advanced Dynamics Boosts Sales Team
Thursday November 19 2015 05:15
Roythornes Appoints Peter Seary As A New Corporate Partner
Friday November 06 2015 03:59
Pidy Welcomes New Team Member And Foodservice Sales Expert
Friday October 30 2015 07:11
Waitrose MD Moves On
Tuesday October 20 2015 08:37
Moffat Appoints New Managing Director
Thursday October 15 2015 10:55
Bakkavor Welcomes Latests Recruits On Accelerated Management Scheme
Wednesday October 07 2015 06:16
DataLase Appointments Build On Digital Growth
Wednesday September 30 2015 07:39
LPR Appoints New Senior Roles To Drive Forward UK And Ireland Expansion
Friday September 25 2015 04:05
Management Team Strengthened At KM Packaging
Friday September 18 2015 04:31
New Operations Manager To Streamline Systems At IWM
Friday September 04 2015 07:25
TSC Auto ID Reinforces Its Sales Team In EMEA
Wednesday August 26 2015 08:09
New Corporate Affairs Director At FDF
Thursday July 30 2015 04:09
New CFO For Chr Hansen
Wednesday July 08 2015 06:47
Faerch Plast Appoints New Managing Director For Uk Business
Monday June 08 2015 05:26
Senior Management Change At Ishida Europe
Tuesday May 05 2015 12:29
JBT Strengthens UK Customer Service Team
Wednesday April 29 2015 11:03
SATO Appoints Tetsushi Kondo As Head of Europe
Monday April 13 2015 05:13
New Head Of Food Crime At FSA
Wednesday March 25 2015 05:14
Diago Man Ian Wright Takes Over Helm Of FDF
Wednesday March 04 2015 06:37
Morrisons Appoints Former Tesco asia Chief As New CEO
Wednesday February 25 2015 09:38
KM Packaging Strengthens Commercial Team To Meet Demand
Monday February 23 2015 08:40
Linx Strengthens UK Support Team
Thursday February 12 2015 07:48
Senior Appointments As Linx Targets future Growth
Thursday February 05 2015 09:33
Faerch Plast Announces Major Changes To Senior Management Team
Tuesday January 27 2015 10:38
Domino Promotions To New Group Sales Director And European Sales Director
Thursday January 22 2015 03:12
Mike Hurst Steps In As New General Manager For Domino UK
Thursday January 22 2015 03:06
New COO For Bayn
Wednesday January 21 2015 05:47
New President Of Nutrition & Health At DuPont
Wednesday December 10 2014 03:50
LPR Appoints New Operations Manager In Ongoing Expansion
Tuesday December 02 2014 08:48
New Acting Director General At FDF
Tuesday November 25 2014 09:49
New Sales Manager For Frontline Packaging
Tuesday November 18 2014 05:42
Nestle’s Fiona Kendrick Elected FDF President For 2015
Monday November 17 2014 06:34
Co-op Appoint New Retail And Logistics Director
Friday November 14 2014 06:34
Double Appointment Strengthens Linx Customer Commitment
Friday November 07 2014 07:43
Sales Appointment Will Help To Boost RPC Offering
Thursday October 16 2014 06:16
FDF Looks For New Director General As Melanie Leech Steps Down
Monday October 13 2014 04:34
New MDs For New Business Units At Premier Foods
Wednesday September 17 2014 07:49
New Commercial Manager For Associated Seafoods
Friday September 12 2014 07:38
FMA Process Engineering Appoints New Managing Director
Wednesday September 03 2014 08:55
New Senior Group Leader for Microscopy
Tuesday August 12 2014 11:29
EHL Ingredients Appoints New NPD Manager
Monday August 11 2014 06:46
Faerch Plast Appoints Three New Business Development Managers
Tuesday July 01 2014 07:25
Top Management Strengthened At Pecan Deluxe Candy
Monday June 16 2014 08:00
Change of management at Packaging Technology
Tuesday June 10 2014 03:55
Senior Management Appointment At Snowbird
Tuesday May 27 2014 10:33
New Head Of Policy & External Affairs At WRC
Tuesday May 27 2014 10:35
Eaton Names Richard Jacobs President, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Hydraulics Business
Monday May 12 2014 10:13
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Thursday April 24 2014 18:14
SSP Appoint Travel Expert As UK CEO
Friday April 04 2014 04:53
John Lewis Chairman Steps Into BRC Shoes
Friday March 21 2014 06:33
Jepson Follows Trail From Heinz Explore To Chief Marketing Officer
Wednesday November 20 2013 11:39
Heinz Promote Marketeer Hill To President
Wednesday November 20 2013 11:39
New Business Development Manager For Signatrol
Wednesday November 20 2013 11:39
JBT FoodTech Appoints HR And Finance Personnel
Wednesday November 20 2013 11:39
Burnett Takes Up Reins Of Restructured Hain Daniels Group
Wednesday November 20 2013 11:39
New CEO For Anglia Business Solutions As LINKFresh Pushes Into New Opportunities
Wednesday November 20 2013 11:39
Beacon Foods Looks To Grow With 2 New Sales Managers
Wednesday November 20 2013 11:39
Chalcroft EH&S Manager Promoted To Board
Wednesday November 20 2013 11:39
 
 
 
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FSA Appoints Jason Feeney As Chief Executive
Heather Hancock, Chairman of the Food Standards Agency, has confirmed that she has appointed Jason Feeney CBE as Chief Executive of the department.

Jason has been part of the FSA since joining as Chief Operating Officer in January 2015.

He joined the then DHSS as an Admin Officer in 1981. He spent his early years working in local offices in Leeds and Bradford in a range of frontline posts. In the 90’s he worked in Finance and in the Security Branch of the Benefit Agency managing their £350m change programme.

He enjoyed a two-year secondment to the NHS Executive working on GP remuneration and primary care funding. In 2002 he was promoted to the Senior Civil Service and spent two years as Head of Future Pensions. He then led the Central Design Authority before being promoted to be the Business Design Director for The Pension Service in 2005. Following the merger of The Pension Service and the Disability and Carers Service he was appointed Strategy Director for the new agency in May 2008 introducing a number of major service transformations.

In December 2010, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer and Deputy CEO for the Pension Service. Following departmental restructuring he was appointed DWP Pensions Director in October 2011. In November 2012, he was appointed DWP Benefits Director with responsibility for 22,000 staff delivering all working age benefits worth about £30bn a year to over 10m customers. He was made a CBE in the 2011 New Year Honours List.

Heather Hancock said: ‘I’m delighted that Jason Feeney is taking up the role of Chief Executive of the Food Standards Agency. We know Jason has a strong track record of delivering complex change across sectors, and that leadership expertise is what set him apart from a very strong field of industry and public sector applicants. I very much look forward to working with Jason to address the implications and opportunities for food regulation as the UK leaves the European Union, and to deliver on our ambition to modernise regulation, all whilst maintaining the high level of public confidence in the work of the FSA.'

Jason Feeney will take up the role full time from 11 April.

He said ‘It will be a privilege to lead the FSA over the coming few years as Chief Executive. The work that this organisation does is vital to the wellbeing and health of everyone in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and I will be proud to lead the dedicated and professional team that deliver it.’
Item last updated:   Tuesday April 04 2017 03:14
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Bakkavor appoints Yvette Sowerby As Technical Director
Bakkavor Group, a leading international provider of fresh prepared foods, today announces the senior appointment of Yvette Sowerby as Technical Director.

Yvette has extensive technical experience with both food manufacturing and retail customers. She joins from Sainsbury’s where she enjoyed roles as Head of Technical for Chilled Foods and subsequently Head of Technical for Packaged Foods. Prior to this she worked in a number of senior technical roles including two separate appointments at Marks & Spencer’s spanning a total of 20 years.

In her new role, Yvette will be part of the UK operational team but will also use her expertise to provide technical support to Bakkavor’s US and Asia operations.

Commenting on the appointment, Mike Edwards, Chief Operating Officer UK, said:
“I am delighted to welcome Yvette to Bakkavor. I am confident that her expertise will prove of significant value as we continue to drive the technical standards across our business.”

Yvette Sowerby commented:
“Having worked with Bakkavor in previous roles, I now look forward to joining the business as it continues to target growth both in the UK and internationally.”
Item last updated:   Tuesday April 04 2017 03:14
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API Strengthens Its Focus On Global Growth With New Appointment
Brand enhancement specialist API is pleased to announce the appointment of Drew Beringer as Senior Consultant, further strengthening its leadership team as the company continues with its aggressive growth, capital, and restructuring plans.

In his new role, Beringer will report to API President and CEO Dino Kiriakopoulos as he focuses on technical, process, and business development projects on a global level.

"After meeting the team at API, it was clear to me that the company’s vision of becoming the global leader for its portfolio of brand enhancement products was precisely the next challenge that I was looking for in my career," explains Beringer.

"Joining API provides me with an exciting opportunity to use my varied experience in manufacturing, technical, financial, and sales to help fully realise the global ambitions of the business."

With over 20 years of experience in hot and cold foil stamping, Beringer brings a wealth of operational and commercial skill to API at a time when the company is forging ahead with its international growth initiatives.

Previously, Beringer served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Kurz Transfer Products in North Carolina, where he was responsible for all areas of the business, including both the manufacture and marketing of stamping foils and decorative finishes for packaging.

“API is delighted to be welcoming Drew to our team,” said Kiriakopoulos. “The addition of a leader like Drew will help us serve our customers with the largest, most consistent, and innovative range of foils, holographics, and laminates available.”

For more information on API and its range of foil, laminate, and holographic brand enhancement products, visit its website at www.apigroup.com.
Item last updated:   Tuesday April 04 2017 03:14
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