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New CIEL chief executive unveiled

The Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock (CIEL) has appointed a new chief executive.

Uel Morton takes role at Scotbeef

Former chief executive of Quality Meat Scotland Uel Morton is to join red meat processor Scotbeef as development director. 

John Dracup to leave 2 Sisters

2 Sisters’ red meat procurement director John Dracup has decided to leave the business. 

New appointment at Tariq Halal Meats

Tariq Halal Meats has appointed Mansur Ahmed as halal assurance and development director. 

New chairman for HCC - Meat Promotion Wales

Kevin Roberts, the new chairman of Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales (HCC), has outlined his priorities following his appointment.

New technical director for Authenticate

Food supply chain mapping provider Authenticate IS has appointed Dawn Welham as technical director in a bid to strengthen its expertise in the retail, food manufacture and agribusiness industries. 

New chairwoman joins Provision Trade Federation

Rob Nugent, Direct Table Foods’ operations director, has stepped down as chairman of the Provision Trade Federation (PTF) to make way for newly-elected chairwoman Liz Sutton, founder and director of Delamere Dairy.

New post for AHDB’s Dr Phil

Dr Phil Hadley has been appointed to the new post of international market development director for the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). 

Swan becomes commercial director at Snowbird

Snowbird Foods’ new commercial director Helen Swan will spearhead its product development and marketing programmes. 

New 2 Sisters Sainsbury’s retail director unveiled

2 Sisters has appointed Gill Pendergrast as its new Sainsbury’s retail director. 

Meat manufacturer backs Cornwall as 110 jobs threatened

Tulip Food Company is “fully committed” to Cornwall and its Redruth site, despite changes to shift patterns threatening up to 110 jobs there, according to managing director Jose Peralta. 

Cutting out the middle men: Aldi takes on the major retailers

Aldi has been making a name for itself in the retail world with the big players taking notice of what they're doing. Meat Trades Journal sat down with buying director of fresh meat Will Barstow to discuss their protein offering. 

Jonathan Russell has been appointed director of group procurement at 2 Sisters
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In-house promotion for 2 Sisters

One of the UK’s leading food manufacturers, 2 Sisters Food Group, has promoted Jonathan Russell to director of group procurement, responsible for the company’s £1.5 billion-a-year purchasing budget. 

Andrew Kuyk announced as new Provision Trade Federation director general

The Provision Trade Federation (PTF) has announced the appointment of Andrew Kuyk CBE as its new director general. 

New managing director for MLCSL

Christine Walsh has been appointed managing director of Meat and Livestock Commercial Services Ltd (MLCSL), the commercially trading wholly-owned subsidiary of AHDB. 

Moy Park director praised for charity fundraising

Alan Gibson, executive director of Moy Park, has been named one of the UK’s top fundraisers for 2015 on Just Giving, one of the world’s leading online fundraising platforms. 

Terry Jones is to take up the role of director general at the NFU in April
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Terry Jones appointed new NFU director general

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has appointed Terry Jones as its new director general. 

Pictured (l-r) John Phillips, Regional Director IoD West Midlands, Mike Mullan, Moy Park HR Director Europe with actor and comedian Miles Jupp.
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Moy Park director wins award

Mike Mullan, Moy Park HR director Europe, has been named UK Director of the Year for Leadership in Corporate Responsibility at the prestigious Institute of Directors UK awards. 

Andy Robertson's premature retirement means the NFU needs a new director general
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NFU starts search for new director general

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has begun its search for a new director general following the resignation of Andy Robertson in August. 

BMPA director announces retirement

Stephen Rossides, director of British Meat Processors Association (BMPA), has announced his retirement. 

AHDB Pork appoints Mick Sloyan to strategy post

Industry stalwart Mick Sloyan, who successfully led the creation of Bpex in 1999, has accepted the post of pork strategy director at AHDB. 

Other retailers have been advised to learn from the discounters' selling practices
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Discounters’ meat strength can be countered

Aldi’s and Lidl’s fresh meat sales growth outstrips that of the top four supermarkets, but traditional grocery retailers could learn from them, according to Ed Garner, communications director, Kantar Worldpanel. 

Colin Crawshaw steps down as buying director of Crawshaw Group

Colin Crawshaw has stepped down as buying director of independent butchers Crawshaw Group after 40 years in the industry. 

Morrisons appoints new category director for meat

Morrisons has appointed a new category director for meat, Yorkshire-born Tom Richardson. 

Andrew Rhodes is to move to the Department for Work and Pensions
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New boss for the FSA

The Food Standards Agency has announced the arrival of a new chief operating officer following the departure of Andrew Rhodes.

Cargill director named Poultry Person of the Year

John Reed, agricultural director of Cargill’s European Poultry has been awarded the Poultry Person of the Year title.

Dunbia head named UK Director of the Year

Dunbia’s group chief executive has been awarded UK Director of the Year by the Institute of Directors.

Moy Park brings in new IT director

With over 20 years’ experience, Moy Park has appointed Brian Acheson as its new director of information systems and business solutions.

NFU takes cycling challenge to support farming in Africa

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) is set to take part in a 100-mile cycle to raise money for farmers in Africa.

Baroness leaves 2 Sisters

Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe has stepped down as non-executive director of 2 Sisters after accepting a post as a business minister.

New director for Welsh farmers’ union

The Welsh National Farmers’ Union (NFU Cymru) has appointed a new director at a time when representation of its members has “never been more important”.

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